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daring

[ dair-ing ]
/ ˈdɛər ɪŋ /
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noun
adventurous courage; boldness.
adjective
bold or courageous; fearless or intrepid; adventurous.
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Origin of daring

First recorded in 1575–85; dare + -ing1, -ing2

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British Dictionary definitions for daring

daring
/ (ˈdɛərɪŋ) /

adjective
bold or adventurous; reckless
noun
courage in taking risks; boldness

Derived forms of daring

daringly, adverb
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