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A person described as ‘audacious’ is considered to be daring and willing to take risks in order to achieve something. It implies courage or confidence that may be viewed as impressive by some, and foolhardy or rude by others. Generally, though, the word has positive connotations.
Mike came up with an audacious plan to expand the business. I love the fact he isn’t afraid to think outside the box.
How dare Brenda demand a raise when her work has been so substandard recently. The audacity of her!
Police were left stunned by the sheer audaciousness of the bank robbery. It was like nothing they had seen before.