While she's meant to be acting for the sake of the neighbors, her words are actually truer than she dare admit in that moment.
But he, too, is guilty of lazy and—dare I say it, self-serving—conjecture.
How dare we wax holy about "their" culture of violence while pretending to be oblivious of our own?
It began as a dare from my 8-year-old daughter, to write a book about a girl who saves the world.
How dare you swat me for standing up for my rights for demanding that I be treated as an equal human being.
It is such as I will describe; for I must dare to speak the truth, when truth is my theme.
Now, Mr. Bines, I like him and I dare say you've done the best thing for him, unusual as it was.
I dare not turn around my head, for fear of being recognized.
He has all his housework there, a broom and a duster, and I dare say he has a cooking-stove and a gridiron.
I dare say Jervis has had a letter from him by now asking to have me removed.
from first and third person singular of Old English durran "to brave danger, dare; venture, presume," from Proto-Germanic *ders- (cf. Old Norse dearr, Old High German giturran, Gothic gadaursan), from PIE *dhers- "to dare, be courageous" (cf. Sanskrit dadharsha "to be bold;" Old Persian darš- "to dare;" Greek thrasys "bold;" Old Church Slavonic druzate "to be bold, dare;" Lithuanian dristi "to dare," drasus "courageous").
An Old English irregular preterite-present verb: darr, dearst, dear were first, second and third person singular present indicative; mostly regularized 16c., though past tense dorste survived as durst, but is now dying, persisting mainly in northern English dialect. Meaning "to challenge or defy (someone)" is first recorded 1570s.
1590s, from dare (v.).
Differential Analyzer REplacement. A family of simulation languages for continuous systems.
["Digital Continuous System Simulation", G.A. Korn et al, P-H 1978].