adventurous courage; boldness.
bold or courageous; fearless or intrepid; adventurous.
- dar·ing·ly, adverb
- dar·ing·ness, noun
- quasi-daring, adjective
- qua·si-dar·ing·ly, adverb
- un·dar·ing, adjective
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How to use daring in a sentence
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She’s coming to Tokyo with new, daring skills that show she is testing the very limits of what is humanly possible when it comes to twisting and flipping in the air.Meet the U.S. Women’s Olympic Gymnastics Team for Tokyo | Alice Park | June 28, 2021 | Time
That second trilogy of films loosely follows the characters as they pull off ever more daring criminal stunts in the name of helping the good guys.The rise and rise and rise of the Fast & Furious franchise | Emily VanDerWerff | June 25, 2021 | Vox
Published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the study tells of a remarkable and daring migration.A European butterfly bonanza starts with caterpillars 4,000 miles away | Benji Jones | June 25, 2021 | Vox
Kelati’s path began with a daring decision and wrenching sacrifice.Three days after becoming a U.S. citizen, she’ll run to become a U.S. Olympian | Adam Kilgore | June 25, 2021 | Washington Post
Just right for that person who needs a little creative push to do something daring in their yard.
The Bees Laline Paull (Ecco) This arresting debut novel is a daring dystopian story set in a beehive.The Best Fiction of 2014: Ford, Ferrante, Klay, and More | William O’Connor | December 7, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Just like Watson, Ansari is daring to elicit antagonism and ignorant accusations on account of his feminist beliefs.The Perils of Glitzy Celebrity Feminism Having a Moment | Amy Zimmerman | October 15, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Not that Modern Family would ever make such a daring move at this point.Stop Hating on ‘Modern Family’ (But Also Stop Giving It Emmys) | Jason Lynch | October 15, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
It is a tale of courage and commitment, daring and determination.‘The Harness Maker’s Dream:’ The Unlikely Ranch King of Texas | Nick Kotz | September 20, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The energetic, the daring, the high-spirited go, leaving the residue more abject and nerveless than ever.Glances at Europe | Horace Greeley
It was lying sound asleep on a mud-bank, not dreaming, doubtless, of the daring bipeds who were about to disturb its repose.Hunting the Lions | R.M. Ballantyne
They gave a sort of daring unconscious eighteenth-century coquetry to what was otherwise a somewhat severe style of beauty.Ancestors | Gertrude Atherton
It was a daring thing on my part and I am sure many a reader of the paper must have smiled at my criticisms.Fifty Years of Railway Life in England, Scotland and Ireland | Joseph Tatlow
It is likewise formed daring the decay of animal and vegetable matters, and is consequently evolved from dung and compost heaps.Elements of Agricultural Chemistry | Thomas Anderson
British Dictionary definitions for daring
bold or adventurous; reckless
courage in taking risks; boldness
- daringly, adverb
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