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Adjective: daring  deh-ring
  1. Disposed to venture or take risks
    "the most daring of contemporary fiction writers";
    - audacious, venturesome, venturous
  2. Radically new or original
    - avant-garde
Noun: daring  deh-ring
  1. A challenge to do something dangerous or foolhardy
    - dare
  2. The trait of being willing to undertake things that involve risk or danger
    "the proposal required great daring";
    - boldness, hardiness, hardihood
Verb: dare  dehr
  1. Take upon oneself; act presumptuously, without permission
    "How dare you call my lawyer?";
    - make bold, presume
  2. To be courageous enough to try or do something
    "I don't dare call him"; "she dares to dress differently from the others"
  3. Challenge
    "I dare you!";
    - defy

Derived forms: darings

See also: adventuresome, adventurous, bold, original

Type of: act, challenge, fearlessness, move

Encyclopedia: Daring, Nancowry

Dare, Michael