Antonyms for derring-do

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Of deeds of derring-do for the saving of life our square-set friend was full.

We can watch your deeds of derring-do from here through the glasses.

Like Ivanhoe in the castle, he chafed at his compulsory inaction while others were doing "deeds of derring-do."

None of it fitted his preconceived notions of an Indian fight, with bullets flying thick and fast and deeds of derring-do.

To that complexion of mean fraud did the old smuggling traditions of courage, adventure, and derring-do come at last!

After this, who will say that "derring-do" is not still held in honour, or that hero-worship has vanished out of the land?

She would tell us of deeds of 'derring-do' and all that was inspiring in the way of freedom and love of country.

Being a level-headed, plucky youngster, he was by no means desirous of indulging in deeds of derring-do.

The woman asked for details that would help her picture feats of derring-do.

And because they had no golden days of derring-do to look back upon, they did less grumbling.

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