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  • adv. In a daring manner; boldly; courageously; fearlessly; impudently.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • With boldness or audacity; boldly; courageously; fearlessly.
  • Defiantly.

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

  • adv. in an original manner
  • adv. in an adventurous manner


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daring +‎ -ly


  • He loved to plunge into the dark and metaphysical subtleties which human genius has called daringly forth from the realities of things: --

    Eugene Aram — Volume 02

  • Second place wins a collectible (or would be if it didn't have a little crack in the horn) cow standing in a gondola and wearing a gondolier costume, except in the daringly naked udder area.

    Style Invitational Week 890: A contest to combine two sports team names

  • The same is true of the blues: There's a long tradition of super-endowed R&B sax masters who were equal parts swordsmen and soloists, trying to play faster, louder, higher and more daringly than the others.

    Classic Keys, Vital Organs

  • Hauntingly, daringly original, a psychological mystery that teases the mind while tugging the heart, this brave new series is so unconventional it feels like a dream.

    Awake: A Double Life, But Is Either Real?

  • When the veteran period-instrument ensemble the English Concert dug into Vivaldi's "La Follia" Trio Sonata at its Library of Congress program Thursday, this customarily elegant group seemed to be channeling the brasher, more risk-taking approach of many Italian period-instrument bands, with boisterous attacks, daringly elastic phrasing, extravagant ornamentation and even some drumming on the double-bass.

    English Concert at Library of Congress

  • The text of the book, written in lyrical, daringly self-revelatory prose, is interspersed with music and video of the author -- sometimes speaking, sometimes not.

    Cathleen Falsani: 'Liberate Eden': A Digital Meditation

  • No other character in soaps is so daringly transparent — or as hilariously annoying.

    General Hospital's Laura Wright Previews the Carly-Brenda Smack Down

  • The senior ROTC cadets were among the most right-wing on campus, and while I don't recall this, it wouldn't surprise me if Paladino was among the large group that heckled, bullied or even physically threatened some of us lefty "freaks" when we daringly held sit-ins to protest the canceling of an Allen Ginsberg reading and then the banning of SDS from campus.

    Greg Mitchell: Schooling Carl Paladino: My College Years With the Notorious GOP Nominee in New York

  • Sean daringly plays a 50-year-old American former rock star who still dresses as a cross between Kiss band members and Alice Cooper.

    Peggy Siegal: To Cannes With Love,

  • Bringing "Tosca" back seemed the model of discretion on the heels of a controversial production of Messiaen's "Saint Francis of Assisi," daringly staged last week in a stadium on the city's outskirts, which unsurprisingly ruffled traditional sensibilities.

    Pleasant 'Tosca' Offers Safe Choice in Madrid


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