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English adjective: audacious

1. audacious invulnerable to fear or intimidation

SamplesAudacious explorers.
Fearless reporters and photographers.
Intrepid pioneers.

Synonymsbrave, dauntless, fearless, hardy, intrepid, unfearing



2. audacious unrestrained by convention or propriety

SamplesAn audacious trick to pull.
A barefaced hypocrite.
The most bodacious display of tourism this side of Anaheim.
Bald-faced lies.
Brazen arrogance.
The modern world with its quick material successes and insolent belief in the boundless possibilities of progress.

Synonymsbald-faced, barefaced, bodacious, brassy, brazen, brazen-faced, insolent



3. audacious 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.

Synonymsdaring, venturesome, venturous

Similaradventuresome, adventurous


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