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  • noun The quality of being intrepid; bravery.


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  • Perhaps because, in Marissa Moss's telling, and with Andrea U'Ren's rich, color-soaked illustrations, Ida's good cheer, moxie and resourcefulness evoke the work ethic of her time as much as her own intrepidness.

    A Strong Woman Who Saved Lives

  • Many thanks are in order for this volume's creation: to my co-editors, Marc Redfield and Laura Quinney, for the keen intelligence and sharp intrepidness that they brought to this project; to Kate Singer, William


  • Her woman went; and then she said, “You told me, Sir, last night, of your intrepidness: I think you are the boldest man I ever met with: but, Sir, surely you ought to know, that you are not now in the Haymarket.”


  • This led from the end of the jetty parallel to the shore towards the next and major blow to our sense of intrepidness, which was a visitors 'village.

    Last Chance to See

  • The next blow to our sense of intrepidness was the rather neatly laid out path.

    Last Chance to See

  • We were severely put out by their arrival and felt that the last vestige of any sense of intrepidness we were still trying to hold on to was finally slipping away.

    Last Chance to See

  • At the landward end the jetty was surmounted by an archway, nailed to the top of which was a wooden board which welcomed us to Komodo, and therefore served slightly to diminish our sense of intrepidness.

    Last Chance to See

  • He did so with an intrepidness I can seldom muster because backstretches and jockey rooms, while friendly enough, never welcome an outsider.

    Golden Gaits

  • "You see a picture of a one-room school - that embodies the human intrepidness and ambition to overcome the most onerous and austere of odds and make things work in Canada."

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  • While Americans cling to their self-image of intrepidness, here in the land of the free and the home of the brave, we are on target to demonstrate at the polls that we are anything but. rss feed


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