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- n. one who dares
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who dares or defies.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who dares or defies; a challenger.
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From an actor's POV, Sam's type of characters darer, introvet and explosive amidst the normalcy are more demanding to act and it must be more satisfying in the long run.
A darer, that one, he thought, and his heart-oppressed by so many downcast faces among the emigrants-lightened at the sight of her.
The thud of the two horses 'hooves on the soft turf, the muted creak and darer of Elric's harness and sword, were the only sounds to break the stillness of the clear winter day as the pair rode steadily, nearing the quaking, treacherous trails of the Marshes of the Mist.
As one player advances for this purpose, or "gives a dare," the opponents send out a player to tag him, when the first side immediately sends out a second player to "cover" or protect the darer by trying to tag his opponent.
Without risks or prizes for the darer, history would be insipid indeed; and there is a type of military character which every one feels that the race should never cease to breed, for every one is sensitive to its superiority.
Civilization, more than aught else, tends to discourage enthusiasm; and where it is pushed to the utmost degree of perfection, there will this prompter of great deeds, this darer of impossibilities and instigator of heroic actions, be most rarely found.
Without risks or prizes for the darer, history would be insipid indeed; and there is a type of military character which everyone feels that the race should never cease to breed, for everyone is sensitive to its superiority. "
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