(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
adj. audacious, adventurous. —n. recklessness, intrepidity, bravado. See courage, rashness.Ant., timidity.
(Roget's IV) modif.
1. [Indifferent to danger]
Syn. bold, courageous, fearless; see brave 1 , rash .
2. [Lacking in modesty and discretion]
Syn. audacious, bold, forward, obtrusive; see rude 2 .
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) a.
adventurous, brave, bold, venturesome, plucky, *gutsy, *ballsy, nervy, courageous, fearless, intrepid, reckless, rash, *having icewater in one's veins.
ANT.: fearful, afraid, *chicken, *mousy, timid, cautious, *wimpy
(Roget's Thesaurus II) I adjective Taking or willing to take risks: adventuresome, adventurous, audacious, bold, daredevil, enterprising, venturesome, venturous. See SAFETY. II noun Willingness to take risks: adventuresomeness, adventurousness, audaciousness, audacity, boldness, daredevilry, daredeviltry, daringness, venturesomeness, venturousness. See SAFETY.

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