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dared

verb
past tense of dare

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1 to invite (someone) to take part in a contest or to perform a feat
  • I dare you to repeat that to my face!
  • he dared his friend to race to the end of the block

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2 to oppose (something hostile or dangerous) with firmness or courage
  • every day the old fisherman dared the elements to make his meager living

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“Dared.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/dared. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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