audacious

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From Latin audacia (boldness), from audax (bold), from audeō (I am bold, I dare)

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audacious (comparative more audacious, superlative most audacious)

  1. Showing willingness to take bold risks; recklessly daring.
    • 22 March 2012, Scott Tobias, AV Club The Hunger Games[1]
      That such a safe adaptation could come of The Hunger Games speaks more to the trilogy’s commercial ascent than the book’s actual content, which is audacious and savvy in its dark calculations.
  2. Impudent.

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