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This can make them, in time, more audacious and bold. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This thrilling new series charts audacious prison escape attempts. The Sun (2013)From any perspective it was an audacious bid. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Surely he would win with this audacious plan. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The second was in this rather audacious attempt to claim the mantle of the trade unions. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But this is just an audacious bid to promote races on their tracks. The Sun (2009)Others have vehemently disagreed with the ruling as an audacious attempt to redefine marriage. Christianity Today (2000)This move was audacious and well planned, but as it turned out involved little physical risk. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But he did so at lightning speed, with audacious fencing moves. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Museum staff challenged them, the prize had to be abandoned and audacious theft turned to ignominious flight. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The audacious attack underlines that Yemeni security forces are not capable of containing the threat that the group presents. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Fiction audiences have often had appetites for young, audacious male writers and their attendant alter egos and mirror images. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But the sales figures appear to show that Citroen are pulling off one of the more audacious moves of recent times. The Sun (2012) Something audacious and rather fun. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It was an audacious plan. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It was soon abandoned as all the passengers moved outside to witness one of the most audacious attacks attempted by the Taleban. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Early in the race, she launched an audacious attack and set about gaining a lap on the rest of the field. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Their audacious move will force a new round of budget talks - which some fear could cause the entire agreement to collapse. The Sun (2013)It was an audacious bid from the man who admitted that he was lucky to be alive after a serious cardiac condition in January. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Now London is making an audacious bid to seize the crown as promoters plan to hold a rival fringe festival at exactly the same time. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But the audacious attempt to import more than 1½ tons of the drug via Ireland foundered off its west coast. The Sun (2010)There's little scope for middle ground here: this will either be a work of audacious daring or an almighty flop. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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British English: audacious ADJECTIVE
Someone who is audacious takes risks in order to achieve something.
...an audacious plan to win the presidency.
Definition of audacious from the Collins English Dictionary
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