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audacious
 a.  fearlessly, often recklessly daring; bold
Classic Sentence: (17 in 2 pages)
1  He was intent on an audacious, immitigable, and supernatural revenge.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 41. Moby Dick.
2  Only the infidel sharks in the audacious seas may give ear to such words, when, with tornado brow, and eyes of red murder, and foam-glued lips, Ahab leaped after his prey.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 48. The First Lowering.
3  Thus, gentlemen, though an inlander, Steelkilt was wild-ocean born, and wild-ocean nurtured; as much of an audacious mariner as any.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 54. The Town-Ho's Story.
4  I rejoice in my spine, as in the firm audacious staff of that flag which I fling half out to the world.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 80. The Nut.
5  Quicker than the thoughts could follow those unexpected and audacious movements, an image, armed in the emblematic panoply of death, glided before their eyes, and assumed a threatening attitude at the other's side.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 12
6  A warm and strong hand clasped the youth's languid fingers for an instant, and then he heard a cheerful and audacious whistling as the man strode away.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 12
7  He had his knapsack on his shoulders, his cudgel in his hand, a rough, audacious, weary, and violent expression in his eyes.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER III—THE HEROISM OF PASSIVE OBEDIENCE.
8  He was clad in a blouse that was something like a great coat; he was uneasy and audacious; he walked forwards and gazed behind him.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XIX—THE BATTLE-FIELD AT NIGHT
9  The over-prudent, cats as they are, and because they are cats, sometimes incur more danger than the audacious.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER IV—IN WHICH JEAN VALJEAN HAS QUITE THE AIR OF HAV...
10  Other deeds, more audacious still, were suspicious in the eyes of the people by reason of their very audacity.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER V—FACTS WHENCE HISTORY SPRINGS AND WHICH HISTORY ...
11  To pay compliments to the woman whom a man loves is the first method of bestowing caresses, and he is half audacious who tries it.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER I—FULL LIGHT
12  Mr. Trabb's boy was the most audacious boy in all that country-side.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XIX
13  They went away by one of the London night coaches, and I know no more about him; except that his malevolence to me at parting was audacious.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 54. Mr. MICAWBER'S TRANSACTIONS
14  Their prayer audaciously offers discussion.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XIV—WHAT HE THOUGHT
15  The insurgents, on their side, placed videttes at the corners of all open spaces, and audaciously sent their patrols outside the barricades.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER IV—THE EBULLITIONS OF FORMER DAYS
Example Sentence:
1  Audiences cheered as Luke Skywalker and Princess Leia made their audacious, death defying leap to freedom, escaping Darth Vader's troops.
2  The embers of that effort can be seen still crackling in Wright's audacious adaptation of that most classic of Russian novels: Anna Karenina.