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Overview of noun daring

The noun daring has 2 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (1) dare, daring

(a challenge to do something dangerous or foolhardy; "he could never refuse a dare")

2. (1) boldness, daring, hardiness, hardihood

(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")


Overview of verb dare

The verb dare has 3 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (11) make bold, dare, presume

(take upon oneself; act presumptuously, without permission; "How dare you call my lawyer?")

2. (10) dare

(to be courageous enough to try or do something; "I don't dare call him", "she dares to dress differently from the others")

3. (3) defy, dare

(challenge; "I dare you!")


Overview of adj daring

The adj daring has 2 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) audacious, daring, venturesome, venturous

(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

(radically new or original; "an avant-garde theater piece")

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