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au·da·cious / ôˈdāshəs/ • adj. 1. showing a willingness to take surprisingly bold risks: a series of audacious takeovers. 2. showing an impudent lack of respect. DERIVATIVES: au·da·cious·ly adv. au·da·cious·ness n.

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audacious

audacious XVI. f. L. audāx, audāc-, f. audēre dare; see -IOUS
So audacity XV. f. medL. audācitās; see -ITY.

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audacious

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