- 1. dare, daring, challenge
- usage: a challenge to do something dangerous or foolhardy; "he could never refuse a dare"
- 2. boldness, daring, hardiness, hardihood, fearlessness
- usage: the trait of being willing to undertake things that involve risk or danger; "the proposal required great boldness"; "the plan required great hardiness of heart"
- 1. make bold, dare, presume, act, move
- usage: take upon oneself; act presumptuously, without permission; "How dare you call my lawyer?"
- 2. dare, act, move
- usage: to be courageous enough to try or do something; "I don't dare call him", "she dares to dress differently from the others"
- 3. defy, dare, challenge
- usage: challenge; "I dare you!"
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- 1. audacious, daring, venturesome, venturous, adventurous (vs. unadventurous), adventuresome
- usage: disposed to venture or take risks; "audacious 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"
- 2. avant-garde, daring, original (vs. unoriginal)
- usage: radically new or original; "an avant-garde theater piece"
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