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 for boldness
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Boldness \Bold"ness\, n.
     The state or quality of being bold.
     [1913 Webster]
     Syn: Courage; bravery; intrepidity; dauntlessness; hardihood;
          [1913 Webster] Boldo

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: the trait of being willing to undertake things that involve
           risk or danger; "the proposal required great boldness";
           "the plan required great hardiness of heart" [syn:
           boldness, daring, hardiness, hardihood] [ant:
           timidity, timorousness]
      2: impudent aggressiveness; "I couldn't believe her boldness";
         "he had the effrontery to question my honesty" [syn:
         boldness, nerve, brass, face, cheek]
      3: the quality of standing out strongly and distinctly [syn:
         boldness, strikingness]

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