intrepid

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From French intrépide, from Latin intrepidus, from in- (not) + trepidus (anxious, nervous)

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intrepid (comparative more intrepid, superlative most intrepid)

  1. Fearless; bold; brave.
    • 2000 — Lennard Bickel, Shackleton's Forgotten Men: The Untold Tale of an Antarctic Tragedy
      Fewer than 70 years earlier, the intrepid James Cook in his ship Resolution had been the first explorer to cross the Antarctic Circle.

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