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Friday, September 21, 2007

Definitions for intrepid

  1. Fearless; bold; brave; undaunted; courageous; as, an intrepid soldier; intrepid spirit.

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Citations for intrepid
But the stubborn descendants of the twenty-one intrepid people who plowed through the mountains in search of the sea to the west avoided the reefs of the melodic mixup and dancing went on until dawn. Gabriel Garcia Marquez, One Hundred Years of Solitude
Not as energetically, certainly, as Walt-- who was intrepid, who flung his body into every new circumstance with faith and grace and with temerity. John Irving, The World According to Garp
Origin of intrepid
1690-1700
Intrepid comes from Latin intrepidus, "calm," from in-, "not" + trepidus, "anxious, disturbed."
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