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daring

adjective uk   /ˈdeə.rɪŋ/ us    /ˈder.ɪŋ/
brave and taking risks: a daring escape This is a daring new film (= one willing to risk criticism) by one of our most original modern directors. She was wearing a fairly daring (= short) skirt that barely covered her bottom.
daringly
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
a daringly short skirt

daring

noun [U]
the quality of being brave and willing to take risks: He showed great daring on the battlefield.
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