daring

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daring

  1. Present participle of dare.

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daring (comparative more daring, superlative most daring)

  1. Adventurous, willing to take on or look for risks.
    • 1905, Baroness Emmuska Orczy, chapter 1, The Tremarn Case[1]:
      “There the cause of death was soon ascertained ; the victim of this daring outrage had been stabbed to death from ear to ear with a long, sharp instrument, in shape like an antique stiletto, which […] was subsequently found under the cushions of the hansom. […]”
  2. Courageous, or showing bravery.

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Noun[edit]

daring (usually uncountable, plural darings)

  1. Boldness

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