dare


dare
01. I [dare] you to jump off the 5-meter diving board.
02. Don't you [dare] speak to me like that!
03. Since Alfredo was thrown by a horse, he hasn't [dared] go riding again.
04. She [dared] me to jump off the roof of the garage, so I did.
05. The young boys apparently stole the car on a [dare], but were caught by police, and charged.
06. He wouldn't [dare] tell his wife about having had an affair or she'd leave him.
07. Don't you kids [dare] touch that apple pie until after supper.
08. Joseph Cotter once said, "Train your head and hands to do, your head and heart to [dare]."
09. The diver did a [daring] back flip off the 10 meter board, and entered the water without a splash.
10. Terrorists made a horrifying, [daring] attack on the Pentagon and the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001.
11. Carmel Snow once said that elegance is good taste plus a dash of [daring].
12. Bullfights in Portugal are a contest of elegance, [daring], and skill.
13. The rope bridge connecting the mainland of Northern Ireland with the island of Carrick-a-Rede is a popular, if [daring], stop for tourists.
14. A Hindustani proverb notes that dictators ride to and fro on tigers from which they [dare] not dismount.
15. Helen Keller once suggested that life is either a [daring] adventure or nothing.

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