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English adjective: daring

1. daring disposed to venture or take risks

SamplesAudacious 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.

Synonymsaudacious, venturesome, venturous

Similaradventuresome, adventurous


2. daring radically new or original

SamplesAn avant-garde theater piece.




English noun: daring

1. daring (communication) a challenge to do something dangerous or foolhardy

SamplesHe could never refuse a dare.


Broader (hypernym)challenge

2. daring (attribute) the trait of being willing to undertake things that involve risk or danger

SamplesThe proposal required great boldness.
The plan required great hardiness of heart.

Synonymsboldness, hardihood, hardiness

Broader (hypernym)fearlessness

Narrower (hyponym)adventurousness, audaciousness, audacity, brazenness, daredevilry, daredeviltry, shamelessness, temerity, venturesomeness


Antonymstimidity, timorousness

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