Boldness is not always in a rash context, but can have a great positive connotation to the word. For example, Wikipedia encourages boldness when editing articles within the website. Being bold can be a huge step in social development.
"Bold" is sometimes used synonymously with (and in place of) "impudent", where a child may be punished for "being bold" when he or she had acted disrespectfully toward an adult, or simply misbehaved. This usage is standard throughout Ireland.
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