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daring

dar·ing

daring

 
pronunciation:
deI rIng
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
part of speech: noun
definition: willingness to take risks; boldness.
In the war, he was known for his daring as a pilot.
synonyms:
audacity, boldness, bravery, courage, fearlessness
antonyms:
caution, timidity, wariness
similar words:
grit, guts, hardiness, hart, nerve, pluck, resolution, valor
 
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: willing to take risks; adventurously bold.
Only the most daring professional driver would agree to perform such a dangerous stunt.
synonyms:
bold, brave, courageous, fearless, intrepid
antonyms:
cautious, fearful, meek, safe, timid, wary
similar words:
adventuresome, adventurous, audacious, dashing, dauntless, game, pioneer, plucky, reckless, romantic, valiant, valorous, venturesome
definition 2: requiring or displaying boldness.
It's a daring venture, but we're willing to take the risk.The army carried out a daring raid to free the hostages.
synonyms:
audacious, bold, courageous, gallant
antonyms:
cautious, cowardly, safe
definition 3: adventuresomely unconventional or astonishing.
She wore a daring new style that shocked even her fans.It was a daring innovation that eventually brought in millions.
synonyms:
bold, unconventional
antonyms:
conservative, conventional, staid
similar words:
dashing, fresh, offbeat, way-out
derivations: daringly (adv.), daringness (n.)