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dare

dare

 
 
pronunciation:
deIr
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
inflections: dared, dares, daring
definition 1: to be brave enough or careless enough to do something.
He did not dare to climb the tall tree.
similar words:
venture
definition 2: to challenge someone to do something as a test of courage.
I dared her to eat a grasshopper.
synonyms:
challenge, defy
similar words:
provoke, taunt
 
part of speech: noun
definition: an act of daring or challenging.
He accepted our dare and rode his bike down the steepest hill of all.
similar words:
bet, challenge
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