from The Century Dictionary.

  • In an audacious manner; with excess of boldness or insolence.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb In an audacious manner; with excess of boldness; impudently.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adverb In a audacious manner; bravely, daringly, but not foolheartedly.
  • adverb In a brazen, forthright manner.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adverb in an audacious manner


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  • It isn't exactly easy to conquer Hollywood with the kind of audaciously imaginative films that British-born Christopher Nolan makes.

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  • ( "Scott mistakenly cites Kent Mackenzie's 'The Exiles' and Charles Burnett's 'Killer of Sheep' as examples of American neorealism) to better examples (" One of the best movies last year, the truly harsh and disturbing 'Frownland' ... offers the kind of audaciously expressive images, coming through but not staying with realism, that is absent from Scott's favorites ").

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  • Amazed by the velocity and crispness of his pitches—late in the game, he audaciously used changeups with two strikes—so powerful was his eight-inning/one-run/four-hit/seven-strikeout effort, that the crowd repeatedly chanted the initials of the big lefty when he got two strikes on an Angels batter.

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  • He was more aggressive and more prominent Wednesday, riding near the front of the main bunch and taking part in two late breakaways, one, audaciously, with a rider half his age.

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  • Mark Vernon of The Guardian wrote, She was an audaciously creative spirit; an awkwardly witty, deadly serious writer.

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  • The opposite of victims, second wave feminists audaciously did something and, in the frontier spirit of American self-reliance, claimed responsibility for their own lives and happiness.

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  • There's nothing more "audaciously personal" than a book as a gift, wrote an essayist in the "Unpopular Review" in 1917.

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  • The book claims, somewhat audaciously, to be "an intimate biography of 1.2 billion people," and in that spirit Mr. French illuminates the larger questions driving his narrative with a fusillade of smaller ones.

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  • El-Soo was saddened; her pride was hurt; but the only effect was that she flamed more audaciously upon the crowd.

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  • The Physiognomy, Jeffrey Ford (Golden Gryphon Press) - You'll be hard-pressed to find a more audaciously imaginative author than Jeffrey Ford, and for proof look no further than his Well-Built City trilogy.

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