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Didst thou hear what Llywarch sang, The intrepid and bold old man?

The magnanimous and intrepid Logan resolved on making an effort to save him.

Laurent had become an intrepid swimmer, and an indefatigable oarsman.

Thrasymachus is pacified, but the intrepid Glaucon insists on continuing the argument.

He is quite as remarkable as an observer of nature as he is an intrepid navigator.

Then the solemn announcement of an intrepid volunteer's name, from far, far away.

"I am ready, monsieur," said she, and her boyish voice had an intrepid ring.

There was nothing to show my prying eyes where the intrepid Grantline might be.

Had it not been for the most intrepid interference, I should have been cut to pieces on the spot.

Shall I ever be a dare-devil, intrepid, fire-eating sort of creature?

WORD ORIGIN

1620s (implied in intrepidness), from French intrépide (16c.) and directly from Latin intrepidus "unshaken, undaunted," from in- "not" (see in- (1)) + trepidus "alarmed" (see trepidation). Related: Intrepidly.

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