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The man who removed the dolphin from the Indus River that Jabbar and his colleagues were trying to save told a judge he was responding to an impromptu dare by a friend.

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In defiance, I held my ticket above my head, which triggered the spitting and chants of “How Dare You!”

Despite the 21 years I did in prison for a drug conviction, I am assimilating back into mainstream or, dare I say, white America.

We feel their strangeness when we read their words—they lived on a plane where few dare to tread.

While it may not leave you with many profound truths, I dare you not to fall in love.

He adds: “None of the fighters will dare touch it, if an emir has given permission.”

None other would dare to show herself unveiled to a stranger, and a white man at that.

I never dare venture over except as the guest of some more fortunate friend.

I do not know—I do not dare to believe—that I shall live to hear that key grating in the lock.

She would not dare to choose, and begged that Mademoiselle Reisz would please herself in her selections.

For accurate work the best instruments are the von Fleischl-Miescher and the Dare.


On this page you'll find 116 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to dare, such as: cartel, defy, provocation, stump, and taunt.

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