Six months earlier, in October 1999, Jerri had made headlines for being the object of a daring airlift rescue at the South Pole.
Beautiful, daring and smart, Sophie managed to elude arrest on many occasions.
He proposed—and here he seems to be daring us to follow him—that attention, will, and belief are three names for the same process.
He traces the activities primarily of liberal, secular, and daring bloggers in the run-up to, during, and after the revolutions.
It used to be very high because, well, people thought of stocks as something risky and daring.
Edmee, proud and daring, seemed to me more desirable than ever.
A daring idea occurred to him, and he looked around furtively.
Such misadventure occurred to Mr. Lawrence Trevenna—not less cautious than daring, as he had previously proved himself to be.
Altogether, Diana felt that her deed of daring had fallen very flat.
Or a doctor, fighting madly against the decree of the Omnipotent, daring to try to stem the flowing tide of death.
from first and third person singular of Old English durran "to brave danger, dare; venture, presume," from Proto-Germanic *ders- (cf. Old Norse dearr, Old High German giturran, Gothic gadaursan), from PIE *dhers- "to dare, be courageous" (cf. Sanskrit dadharsha "to be bold;" Old Persian darš- "to dare;" Greek thrasys "bold;" Old Church Slavonic druzate "to be bold, dare;" Lithuanian dristi "to dare," drasus "courageous").
An Old English irregular preterite-present verb: darr, dearst, dear were first, second and third person singular present indicative; mostly regularized 16c., though past tense dorste survived as durst, but is now dying, persisting mainly in northern English dialect. Meaning "to challenge or defy (someone)" is first recorded 1570s.
1590s, from dare (v.).