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  • verbchallenge, defy someone
  • verbtake a risk; be courageous

synonyms for dared

  • insult
  • oppose
  • provoke
  • resist
  • taunt
  • threaten
  • beard
  • brave
  • bully
  • confront
  • cope
  • denounce
  • disregard
  • face
  • front
  • goad
  • meet
  • mock
  • scorn
  • spurn
  • call one's bluff
  • face off
  • knock chip off shoulder
  • laugh at
  • make my day
  • muster courage
  • outdare
  • run the gauntlet
  • square off
  • step over the line
  • take one on
  • throw down gauntlet
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antonyms for dared

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  • compliment
  • help
  • praise
  • approve
  • dodge
  • hide
  • be careful
  • hold back
  • refrain
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How to use dared in a sentence

That woman meant mischief, or she would never have dared to suggest that a British officer should throw in his lot with hers.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
The unfinished phrases floated, but dared not come to earth; they gathered but remained undelivered.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
Truly the flag of Britain was trailing in the mire, or these men would not have dared to address him in that fashion.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
I have dared to relate this to your Majesty because of my zeal as a loyal vassal, and as one who looks at things dispassionately.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
If he had dared, he would have gone to her at once, to be put out of his misery, one way or the other.
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
He was absorbed in the agitated present, and dared not look an inch away from it.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
When this reached the Governor's ears, he asked Mr. Jack how he dared do such a thing.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
His expression said plainly that he would tear in a thousand pieces anything that dared to injure a hair of her head.
THREE MORE JOHN SILENCE STORIESALGERNON BLACKWOOD
During the delirium of the fever, Dorothy raved continually about her mother, and dared not be left a moment alone in the dark.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
There was another room whither both Norman and Etheldred wished to go, though they dared not hint at their desire.
THE DAISY CHAINCHARLOTTE YONGE
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WORDS RELATED TO DARED

  • adventured
  • attempted
  • chanced
  • dared
  • experimented
  • gambled
  • tested
  • tried
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