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temerity - boldness; nerve; rashness; Ex. temerity to ask for a pay increase after only three day's work
exposure - risk, particularly of being exposed to disease or to the elements; unmasking; act of laying something open; Ex. exposure of governmental corruption
contrite - penitent; repentant; N. contrition
foray - raid; sudden raid or military advance; V.
chasm - abyss; very deep crack
hubris - arrogance; excessive self-conceit
pedestrian - ordinary; dull; unimaginative(lacking in imagination); going on foot; Ex. pedestrian prose; N.
largess - generous gift (given to people who do not have enough)
ichthyology - study of fish; CF. ichthyo-: fish
seedy - run-down; decrepit; disreputable; having many seeds; Ex. seedy downtown hotel