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  • adj.brave
  • adj.brazen, insolent
  • adj.bright, striking

synonyms for bold

  • adventurous
  • audacious
  • courageous
  • daring
  • fearless
  • heroic
  • resolute
  • bantam
  • confident
  • forward
  • gallant
  • assuming
  • aweless
  • dauntless
  • enterprising
  • intrepid
  • unafraid
  • undaunted
  • valiant
  • valorous
See also synonyms for: bolder / boldly / boldness / overbold
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antonyms for bold

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  • afraid
  • cautious
  • cowardly
  • fearful
  • meek
  • shy
  • timid
  • unadventurous
  • undaring
  • weak
  • faint
  • fair
  • light
  • quiet
  • reticent
  • retiring
  • timorous
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We need bolder action by policymakers to encourage investors.
USE TODAY’S TECH SOLUTIONS TO MEET THE CLIMATE CRISIS AND DO IT PROFITABLYWALTER THOMPSONFEBRUARY 12, 2021TECHCRUNCH
Searching for such cues may incite children to be bolder in using their eyes to explore what’s around them.
LEARNING A SECOND LANGUAGE EARLY MIGHT HAVE RIPPLE EFFECTS THROUGHOUT YOUR LIFERAHUL RAOFEBRUARY 9, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Meanwhile, countries such as Brazil, which have seen emissions climb despite promises to scale them back, would need bolder action to make up for lost time.
COUNTRIES MUST RAMP UP CLIMATE PLEDGES BY 80 PERCENT TO HIT KEY PARIS TARGET, STUDY FINDSBRADY DENNISFEBRUARY 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Public parks have grown so important during the pandemic that planners are suggesting bold renovations.
PUBLIC PARKS, REIMAGINED FOR THE COVID ERAJENNIFER A. KINGSONFEBRUARY 9, 2021AXIOS
“Our nation is struggling, the virus is still not contained, and the American people are counting on Congress to meet this moment with bold, immediate action,” Neal said in a statement.
HOUSE DEMOCRATS REJECT PLAN TO SHARPLY CURTAIL $1,400 STIMULUS PAYMENTS IN CORONAVIRUS RELIEF PACKAGEJEFF STEIN, ERICA WERNERFEBRUARY 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Hillary Clinton is probably the boldest of the names on that list.
WHY LARRY SUMMERS STILL TRIGGERS WASHINGTON. (IT ISN’T HIS ECONOMICS.)PHILIP ELLIOTTFEBRUARY 8, 2021TIME
Free organic shopping listings came out of nowhere, and the new Google Pay app, which allows retailers to offer targeted coupons and deals to users, is a bold offering.
THE FUTURE OF GOOGLE AND WHAT IT MEANS FOR SEARCHPETE ECKERSLEYFEBRUARY 5, 2021SEARCH ENGINE WATCH
Barring this bold, but entirely reasonable, action out of Washington, it is important to remember how much children are suffering right now.
THE LEARNING CURVE: IS IT VACCINES FOR ALL OR NO SCHOOL?WILL HUNTSBERRYFEBRUARY 4, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
At their center is a finely ground blend of buttery, toasted pecans, dried dates and graham crackers spiked with a bold, warmly fragrant combination of maple syrup, cocoa powder, strong brewed coffee and vanilla extract.
MAKE TWO-BITE CHOCOLATE TRUFFLES YOUR LOVE LANGUAGE THIS VALENTINE’S DAYELLIE KRIEGERFEBRUARY 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Carmichael, a charismatic entrepreneur with a bold and convincing vision, ran the 20th Century Motor Car Company behind the Dale.
HOW THE CREATORS OF HBO'S THE LADY AND THE DALE TOLD A SENSITIVE STORY ABOUT A COMPLICATED TRANS TRAILBLAZERSUYIN HAYNESFEBRUARY 3, 2021TIME
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