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Then, for the next 20 years, the world challenges that audacious optimism.

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On February 25, 1964, Malcolm X, Sam Cooke, Jim Brown and Muhammad Ali—at the time still going by the name Cassius Clay—gathered in a hotel room in Miami to celebrate Clay’s audacious victory over Sonny Liston earlier that evening.

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Their audacious aim is to take on behemoths like Amazon, eBay and Etsy, where foreign goods sit alongside made-in-America merchandise, to ignite a spark for sustainable domestic manufacturers.

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For a more budget-friendly heat, check out these sheets from Mellanni, which, despite the relatively audacious thread count, has more than enough reviews to back it up.

Given all he had been through the past two years, none of it on the basketball court, it was an audacious stance.

If true, however, this would be bribery at its most audacious—and creative.

But in many ways, too, The Big Bang Theory is a far more audacious series than it gets credit for.

Record numbers of Scottish voters shot down an audacious bid to break their 300-year union with the United Kingdom.

It was audacious and global in scope, yet annoying for being unavoidable.

The change, so audacious, so unorthodox, disconcerted the Costa Ricans.

But, just examine this heterogeneous pile of 'cigar-lights,' which rears its audacious head upon the table.

But the outbreak of the Revolution opened a wider field to the audacious young Gascon.

Audacious manDefies the threats of the avenging sea,And to new shores and to new stars repeatsThe same sad tale of infamy and woe.

This last is notable as containing what, as far as my Baronite knows, is the most audacious rhyme in the English language.

He, the conqueror, the irresistible, had never before met one of this audacious and headstrong breed.


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On this page you'll find 116 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to audacious, such as: adventurous, bold, brash, courageous, foolhardy, and resolute.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.