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Synonyms for dare

risk doing

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Synonyms for dare

to have the courage to put forward, as an idea, especially when rebuff or criticism is likely

to call on another to do something requiring boldness

to confront boldly and courageously

an act of taunting another to do something bold or rash

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Synonyms for dare

a challenge to do something dangerous or foolhardy

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take upon oneself

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to be courageous enough to try or do something

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challenge

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References in classic literature ?
There's not a servant on the place tha'd dare to talk--they all have their orders.
The cry for Protection will become wild, but no one will dare resort to a demonstrably absurd measure that must raise prices before it raises wages, and that has everywhere failed to benefit the worker.
I should never dare to say that I know the truth," said the Mason, whose words struck Pierre more and more by their precision and firmness.
I dare say they often think of you, and wonder which will be the day, the precise day of the instrument's coming to hand.
They look upon it as quite their own, I dare say, whenever that happens.
The old navy in its last days earned a fame that no belittling malevolence dare cavil at.
And when the crows saw him they were frightened, as these birds always are by scarecrows, and did not dare to come any nearer.
I began at once to make my imitations of Ossian, and I dare say they were not windier and mistier than the original.
I don't know about the white apron, but I dare say she will make pies and puddings now and then; but that will be no great hardship, as she has done it before.
The moon had risen and was shining in at the uncurtained window, illuminating the room with a soft, bluish light which seemed, somehow, a bit spooky, though I dare say it had no uncommon quality; all moonlight is that way if you will observe it.
I'll come in a minute; I've been longing to fix my books, but didn't dare to touch them, because you always shake your head when I read.
What was he--a younger son, a penniless clerk, a squire unable to pay for his own harness--that he should dare to raise his eyes to the fairest maid in Hampshire?
It isn't fair to dare anybody to do anything so dangerous.
If he dared," went on the old lady, "he would kill me now, but he does not dare.
But this is too much happiness,' said I, embracing her again; 'I have not deserved it, Helen - I dare not believe in such felicity: and the longer I have to wait, the greater will be my dread that something will intervene to snatch you from me - and think, a thousand things may happen in a year