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noun as in derring-do


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Not surprisingly, given her risk-taking profession, Baden is a competitive poker player.

It also leads to a corresponding increase in risk-taking and abstract thinking.

“Risk taking is not just the risk we take,” Blankfein said, referring to his company and other major banks.

But Bravo is not entirely immune to the seduction of beautiful women or the pleasures of risk taking.

The new age should be one of creativity, one of initiative, one of risk taking.

If Miss Van Tuyn needed her as a chaperon she was, of course, to be counted upon to risk taking air and exercise.

Be that as it may,” said Oliver; “I will never consent to risk taking the life of a countryman in such a cause.

It had been, of course, because Cochrane would not risk taking Babs through a forest in which trees were falling.

He had evidently left it there on purpose, not caring, perhaps, to risk taking it with him.

They do not like to risk taking cold by exposing themselves to a sudden draught.

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On this page you'll find 15 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to risk-taking, such as: bravado, valor, adventurousness, audacity, courage, and brave deed.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.