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Word of the Day 08/20/20 Intrepid

Intrepid (adjective)
intrepid [ in-trep-id ]
(previously 06-19-13)

adjective
1. resolutely fearless; dauntless: an intrepid explorer.

OTHER WORDS FROM INTREPID
in·tre·pid·i·ty, in·trep·id·ness, noun
in·trep·id·ly, adverb

WORDS RELATED TO INTREPID
heroic, fearless, spunky, courageous, plucky, audacious, bold, daring, dauntless, doughty, gallant, game, gritty, gutsy, lionhearted, nerveless, resolute, stalwart, unafraid, undaunted

SYNONYMS FOR INTREPID
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brave, courageous, bold

ANTONYMS FOR INTREPID
timid.

Origin: 1690–1700; < Latin intrepidus, equivalent to in-in- + trepidus anxious; see trepidation

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB FOR INTREPID
Intrepid university students perched on the ceiling girders and roared out a football cheer: Cheer!
THE GOP’S LAST IDENTITY CRISIS REMADE U.S. POLITICS|MICHAEL WOLRAICH|JULY 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST

Bettles, Alaska has been a gateway for intrepid travelers who want to explore the pristine wilderness of the Arctic Circle.
VISITING THE ARCTIC CIRCLE…BEFORE IT’S IRREVERSIBLY CHANGED|TERRY GREENE STERLING|APRIL 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST

Under the harsh sun and roaring sand of the wild Namib Desert, even the most intrepid find it impossible to stay put.
NAMIBIA’S SPOOKY SKELETON COAST|NINA STROCHLIC|MARCH 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST

The intrepid adventurers are now walking the final 100 miles to the Pole.
DOMINIC WEST REVEALS THAT METALLICA KEEPS HIM GOING ON SOUTH POLE PRINCE HARRY CHALLENGE|TOM SYKES|DECEMBER 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST

Any suggestions for intrepid Target shoppers who want to bag some of your merchandise?
SEVEN QUESTIONS FOR PHILLIP LIM, WHO UNVEILS A NEW TARGET COLLECTION SEPTEMBER 15|THE FASHION BEAST TEAM|SEPTEMBER 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST

She snatched it up and ran in pursuit of the intrepid pair advancing toward the animated scene under the maple-tree.
PEGGY RAYMOND'S VACATION|HARRIET L. (HARRIET LUMMIS) SMITH

Among these was Dames, of a servile birth, but of gigantic size and intrepid resolution.
THE HISTORY OF THE DECLINE AND FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE|EDWARD GIBBON

He had been a brave man, dauntless and intrepid, but cold, paralyzing fear now gripped him by the heart.
SIR HENRY MORGAN, BUCCANEER|CYRUS TOWNSEND BRADY

The miracles of the gospel could not astonish a people who held with intrepid faith the more splendid prodigies of the Mosaic law.
THE HISTORY OF THE DECLINE AND FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE|EDWARD GIBBON

"But I see that she is a woman," said the intrepid young earl.
HENRY VIII AND HIS COURT|LOUISE MUHLBACH

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