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intrepid | intrepidity | intrepidly

intrepid intrepidity intrepidly
Meaning
extremely brave
  • How to Memorize
    • intrepid - courageous
  • Analysis

    An intrepid person or act is characterized by fearlessness and resolve, especially in the face of fear or danger. It also implies a strong sense of adventure and a lack of trepidation when it comes to the unknown, which is why it is often used in relation to explorers or pioneers. Has strong positive connotations.

  • Exam DBSpoken DBOther
    Synonymsdauntlessindomitablevalorous,
    Antonymspusillanimoustimorouspoltroon
  • Example(s)
    1. Despite the dangers involved, the intrepid correspondent provided a live TV report from the front lines of the warzone.

    2. The soldier carried a wounded colleague to safety while under heavy fire. He was awarded a medal for his gallantry and intrepidity.

    3. The explorer intrepidly set out to map the previously undiscovered region that was infamous for its inhospitable climate.



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