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Wednesday, February 13, 2002

Definitions for temerarious

  1. Recklessly or presumptuously daring; rash.

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Citations for temerarious
Becket's slayers insist that the king had indeed authorized or directed murder, an interpretation fortified by Henry's known enmity toward the temerarious priest for protesting the subordination of ecclesiastical to secular authority. Bruce Fein, Washington Times
I have confessed myself a temerarious theologian, and in that passage from boyhood to manhood I ranged widely in my search for some permanently satisfying Truth. H. G. Wells, The New Machiavelli
Origin of temerarious
1525-1535
Temerarious comes from Latin temerarius, "rash," from temere, "rashly, heedlessly."