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initiative

noun

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readiness to engage in daring or difficult activity
  • the sentry showed remarkable initiative and uncommon bravery in foiling the terrorist attack

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The first known use of initiative was in 1605

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“Initiative.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/initiative. Accessed 26 May. 2022.

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