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audacious

adjective

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1 displaying or marked by rude boldness
  • with an audacious disregard for innocent bystanders, rival gang members opened fire

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3 inclined or willing to take risks
  • audacious adventurers risking everything they had for a shot at glory

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“Audacious.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/audacious. Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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