noun a challenge to do something dangerous or foolhardy
- he could never refuse a dare
noun the trait of being willing to undertake things that involve risk or danger
hardiness; boldness; hardihood.
- the proposal required great boldness
- the plan required great hardiness of heart
verb take upon oneself; act presumptuously, without permission
make bold; presume; dare.
- How dare you call my lawyer?
verb to be courageous enough to try or do something
- I don't dare call him", "she dares to dress differently from the others
adjective satellite disposed to venture or take risks
audacious; venturesome; venturous.
- audacious visions of the total conquest of space
- an audacious interpretation of two Jacobean dramas
- the most daring of contemporary fiction writers
- a venturesome investor
- a venturous spirit
adjective satellite radically new or original
- an avant-garde theater piece
- Boldness; fearlessness; adventurousness; also, a daring act.
- Bold; fearless; adventurous; as, daring spirits. -- Dar"ing*ly, adv. -- Dar"ing*ness, n.
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