extremely bold or daring; recklessly brave; fearless:
an audacious explorer.
extremely original; without restriction to prior ideas; highly inventive:
an audacious vision of the city’s bright future.
recklessly bold in defiance of convention, propriety, law, or the like; insolent; brazen.
lively; unrestrained; uninhibited:
an audacious interpretation of her role.
Most audaciously, given what the technology does, Google claims it encourages us to “explore the world around you.”
Google Glass’s Insane, Terrifying Etiquette Guide Tim Teeman February 19, 2014
His royal pride was further humbled: with my lacerated hands, I audaciously forced open his jaws.
Autobiography of a YOGI Paramhansa Yogananda
“No doubt there are a few,” returned Christopher audaciously.
Christopher and the Clockmakers Sara Ware Bassett
She looked up at him audaciously, and he on his side could not take his eyes from her, so singular was the small, sparkling face.
The Marriage of William Ashe Mrs. Humphry Ward
“I wish to take them with me, if you please,” answered Dorothy audaciously.
The King’s Daughters Emily Sarah Holt
But it had never before been manifested to her audaciously in the human face.
The Garden Of Allah Robert Hichens
As a foil to his austerity, therefore, she would be audaciously gay in his presence.
The Spenders Harry Leon Wilson
White Scalper had disappeared with the unhappy victim whom he had so audaciously carried off.
The Freebooters Gustave Aimard
De Maistre audaciously denies that Voltaire ever did more than dip into Locke.
Voltaire John Morley
Soon after the arrival of the additional troops, Yermak audaciously started out to make further conquests.
Wealth of the World’s Waste Places and Oceania
Jewett Castello Gilson
recklessly bold or daring; fearless
impudent or presumptuous
1540s, “confident, intrepid,” from Middle French audacieux, from audace “boldness,” from Latin audacia “daring, boldness, courage,” from audax “brave, bold, daring,” but more often “bold” in a bad sense, “audacious, rash, foolhardy,” from audere “to dare, be bold.” Bad sense of “shameless” is attested from 1590s in English. Related: Audaciously.
extremely bold or daring; recklessly brave; fearless: an audacious explorer. extremely original; without restriction to prior ideas; highly inventive: an audacious vision of the city’s bright future. recklessly bold in defiance of convention, propriety, law, or the like; insolent; brazen. lively; unrestrained; uninhibited: an audacious interpretation of her role. Contemporary Examples Christie was quick to […]
boldness or daring, especially with confident or arrogant disregard for personal safety, conventional thought, or other restrictions. effrontery or insolence; shameless boldness: His questioner’s audacity shocked the lecturer. Usually, audacities. or particularly bold or daring acts or statements. Contemporary Examples It had to do with me having the audacity to mock their new savior Ted […]
a department in S France. 2449 sq. mi. (6345 sq. km). Capital: Carcassonne. Contemporary Examples Aude Zieseniss de Thuin, the founder and CEO, spent most of her life as an entrepreneur in France. Davos in Heels Hannah Seligson October 20, 2009 They were gathered by the hundreds, Aude said, under tents provided by rebel soldiers […]
W(ystan) H(ugh) [wis-tuh n] /ˈwɪs tən/ (Show IPA), 1907–73, English poet in the U.S. Contemporary Examples Proust liked to have two cups with milk, but Auden, quite to the contrary, only took one. What Do Great Artists’ Routines Reveal? Alexander Aciman May 8, 2013 The poet Auden said, “Thousands have lived without love; none without […]