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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


Antonymsunadventurous

2. daring radically new or original


SamplesAn avant-garde theater piece.


Synonymsavant-garde


Similaroriginal


Antonymsunoriginal


English noun: daring

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


SamplesHe could never refuse a dare.


Synonymsdare


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


Attributebold


Antonymstimidity, timorousness









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