Origin of intrepid
Examples from the Web for intrepid
Intrepid university students perched on the ceiling girders and roared out a football cheer: Cheer!The GOP’s Last Identity Crisis Remade U.S. Politics|Michael Wolraich|July 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Bettles, Alaska has been a gateway for intrepid travelers who want to explore the pristine wilderness of the Arctic Circle.Visiting the Arctic Circle…Before It’s Irreversibly Changed|Terry Greene Sterling|April 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Under the harsh sun and roaring sand of the wild Namib Desert, even the most intrepid find it impossible to stay put.
The intrepid adventurers are now walking the final 100 miles to the Pole.Dominic West Reveals That Metallica Keeps Him Going On South Pole Prince Harry Challenge|Tom Sykes|December 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Any suggestions for intrepid Target shoppers who want to bag some of your merchandise?Seven Questions for Phillip Lim, Who Unveils a New Target Collection September 15|The Fashion Beast Team|September 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
She snatched it up and ran in pursuit of the intrepid pair advancing toward the animated scene under the maple-tree.Peggy Raymond's Vacation|Harriet L. (Harriet Lummis) Smith
Among these was Dames, of a servile birth, but of gigantic size and intrepid resolution.
He had been a brave man, dauntless and intrepid, but cold, paralyzing fear now gripped him by the heart.Sir Henry Morgan, Buccaneer|Cyrus Townsend Brady
The miracles of the gospel could not astonish a people who held with intrepid faith the more splendid prodigies of the Mosaic law.
"But I see that she is a woman," said the intrepid young earl.Henry VIII And His Court|Louise Muhlbach
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Word Origin for intrepid
Word Origin and History for intrepid
1620s (implied in intrepidness), from French intrépide (16c.) and directly from Latin intrepidus "unshaken, undaunted," from in- "not" (see in- (1)) + trepidus "alarmed" (see trepidation). Related: Intrepidly.