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As a foil to his austerity, therefore, she would be audaciously gay in his presence.

"No doubt there are a few," returned Christopher audaciously.

“I wish to take them with me, if you please,” answered Dorothy audaciously.

She turned leisurely, stopped her wheels, and looked at us audaciously.

He could be so audaciously prophetic in the affairs of others.

Never before, I venture to say, was Cape Horn so audaciously insulted.

De Maistre audaciously denies that Voltaire ever did more than dip into Locke.

Reasonably well for a queen, declared Sir James audaciously.

“If you are the Queen of Heaven, make them render me my dues,” said Matelinn audaciously.

"Must have been what they call a brain wave," suggested Peggy, audaciously.

WORD ORIGIN

1540s, "confident, intrepid," from Middle French audacieux, from audace "boldness," from Latin audacia "daring, boldness, courage," from audax "brave, bold, daring," but more often "bold" in a bad sense, "audacious, rash, foolhardy," from audere "to dare, be bold." Bad sense of "shameless" is attested from 1590s in English. Related: Audaciously.

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