audacious (adj.)

  1. invulnerable to fear or intimidation; audacious explorers; fearless reporters and photographers; intrepid pioneers

    [ Syn: brave , dauntless , fearless , hardy , intrepid , unfearing ]

  2. unrestrained by convention or propriety; an audacious trick to pull; a barefaced hypocrite; the most bodacious display of tourism this side of Anaheim- Los Angeles Times; bald-faced lies; brazen arrogance; the modern world with its quick material successes and insolent belief in the boundless possibilities of progress- Bertrand Russell

    [ Syn: barefaced , bodacious , bald-faced , brassy , brazen , brazen-faced , insolent ]

  3. disposed to venture or take risks; audacious visions of the total conquest of space; an audacious interpretation of two Jacobean dramas; the most daring of contemporary fiction writers; a venturesome investor; a venturous spirit

    [ Syn: daring , venturesome , venturous ]

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