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To expose to danger or risk:
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  1. To expose to danger or risk:
  2. (Intransitive) to dare to engage in; to attempt without any certainty of success. Used with at or on
  3. To proceed despite possible danger or risk:
(Idiomatic) To risk; to try something risky.
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  1. (Idiomatic) To risk; to try something risky.
To venture (something):
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  1. To venture (something):
  2. To expose to danger; chance; risk
  3. To attempt or venture
To have the fortune, good or bad
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  1. To have the fortune, good or bad
  2. To leave to chance; risk
  3. To take the risk or hazard of:
(Obs.) To boast
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  1. (Obs.) To boast
  2. To face with courage
  3. To make a courageous show or put up a stalwart front.
To expose to the chance of injury, damage, or loss; hazard
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  1. To expose to the chance of injury, damage, or loss; hazard
  2. To incur the risk of:
  3. To incur the risk of
To act presumptuously or take unwarranted advantage of something:
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  1. To act presumptuously or take unwarranted advantage of something:
  2. To venture without authority or permission; dare:
  3. To take upon oneself without permission or authority; dare (to say or do something); venture
To put in danger; risk; venture
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  1. To put in danger; risk; venture
  2. To venture upon; undertake or try:
  3. (Intransitive) To try the chance; to take the risk.
To give a promise or pledge that; contract
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  1. To give a promise or pledge that; contract
  2. (Informal) to overtake on the wrong side.
  3. To deliberately begin to do (something):
To mark the location or limits of with stakes. Often used with out:
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  1. To mark the location or limits of with stakes. Often used with out:
  2. To gamble or risk; hazard:
  3. To establish (a claim) in this way
To make an effort to do, get, have, etc.; try; endeavor
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  1. To make an effort to do, get, have, etc.; try; endeavor
  2. To try to perform, make, or achieve:
  3. (Archaic) To try to seize or get control of by attacking.
1669 May 18, Sir Isaac Newton, Letter (to Francis Aston):
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  1. 1669 May 18, Sir Isaac Newton, Letter (to Francis Aston):
  2. (Intransitive) To attempt through application of effort (to do something); to try strenuously. [from 16th c.]
  3. (Archaic) To try to achieve
To subject to trials, annoyance, etc.; afflict
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  1. To subject to trials, annoyance, etc.; afflict
  2. To attempt to open (a door or window) in testing to see whether it is locked
  3. To taste, sample, or otherwise test in order to determine strength, effect, worth, or desirability:
(Idiomatic) To attempt a skill, craft, or trade possibly for the first time.
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  1. (Idiomatic) To attempt a skill, craft, or trade possibly for the first time.
(Idiomatic) to be courageous; to regain one's courage
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  1. (Idiomatic) to be courageous; to regain one's courage
(Idiomatic) To proceed; to begin.
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(Idiomatic) To deal with a matter in a direct manner, especially to confront a difficulty rather than avoid it.
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  1. (Idiomatic) To deal with a matter in a direct manner, especially to confront a difficulty rather than avoid it.
To summon to action, effort, or use; stimulate:
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  1. To summon to action, effort, or use; stimulate:
  2. To take exception to; call into question; dispute:
  3. An objection, exception, or other formal questioning of the capability or legal qualifications of a person, the existence of a right, or the legality of an action or thing. An objection, exception, or other formal questioning of the capability or legal qualifications of a person, the existence of a right, or the legality of an action or thing. An objection by a party or a lawyer to a potential juror or jury panel and his or her request that a judge disqualify the individual or the panel from hearing that party’s cause or trial. To call into question.
To come into conjunction with; join or touch:
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  1. To come into conjunction with; join or touch:
  2. To come together:
  3. To deal or contend with effectively:
To come face to face with, especially with defiance or hostility:
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  1. To come face to face with, especially with defiance or hostility:
  2. To bring face to face (with)
  3. To face; stand or meet face to face
(Linguistics) To cause (a vowel) to be pronounced farther toward the front of the oral cavity.
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  1. (Linguistics) To cause (a vowel) to be pronounced farther toward the front of the oral cavity.
  2. To meet; confront
  3. To serve as a front for.
To stir to action or feeling:
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  1. To stir to action or feeling:
  2. To give rise to; bring about:
  3. To bring about deliberately; induce:
To contend with in speech or action; resist; withstand
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  1. To contend with in speech or action; resist; withstand
  2. To present in counterbalance or contrast:
  3. To set as an opposite in position:
To pay little or no attention to
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  1. To pay little or no attention to
  2. To treat without proper respect or attentiveness.
  3. To show no evidence of attention concerning (something):
(Obs.) To boast
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  1. (Obs.) To boast
  2. To endure or face courageously:
  3. To make a courageous show or put up a stalwart front.
To provide with coping:
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  1. To provide with coping:
  2. To contend or strive, especially on even terms or with success:
  3. (Archaic) To meet, as in a contest; encounter
To reject or refuse with derision:
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  1. To reject or refuse with derision:
  2. To consider or treat as contemptible or unworthy:
  3. To consider or reject (doing something) as beneath one's dignity:
To dare beyond; to be more bold or daring than.
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  1. To dare beyond; to be more bold or daring than.
(Obsolete) To make an attack on.
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  1. (Obsolete) To make an attack on.
  2. To affront or demean:
  3. To treat or speak to with scorn, insolence, or great disrespect; subject to treatment, a remark, etc. that hurts or is meant to hurt the feelings or pride
To take action to defeat or thwart (an invading or occupying military force).
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  1. To take action to defeat or thwart (an invading or occupying military force).
  2. To take action in opposition to; try to eliminate, reduce, or stop:
  3. To withstand; oppose; fend off; stand firm against; withstand the action of
To express or use threats.
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  1. To express or use threats.
  2. To cause (someone) to feel that his or her power, social standing, or self-esteem is in danger of being diminished:
  3. To express a threat against or give indications of taking hostile action against:
To refuse or reject with contempt or disdain; scorn
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  1. To refuse or reject with contempt or disdain; scorn
  2. (Archaic) To kick at or tread on disdainfully.
  3. (Archaic) To push or drive away contemptuously with or as with the foot
To inform against (someone); accuse publicly.
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  1. To inform against (someone); accuse publicly.
  2. (Obs.) To announce, esp. in a menacing way
  3. To give formal notice of the ending of (a treaty, armistice, etc.)
To make (one's way) aggressively.
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  1. To make (one's way) aggressively.
  2. To behave like a bully.
  3. To force one's way aggressively or by intimidation:
To mimic or resemble closely:
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  1. To mimic or resemble closely:
  2. In a false or insincere manner
  3. To hold up to scorn or contempt; ridicule
To withstand, to weather, to survive in spite of.
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  1. To withstand, to weather, to survive in spite of.
  2. To object to or interfere with the actions of (someone seen as bullying, pushy, or controlling).
  1. To surpass in impudence.
  2. To bear down with a brazen face.
To surpass in bravery
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  1. To surpass in bravery
  2. To be more brave than.
  3. To stand out bravely against; to face up to courageously.
(Informal, literally) To make a car go faster, accelerate.
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  1. (Informal, literally) To make a car go faster, accelerate.
  2. (Idiomatic) To insist, demand, or refuse.
(Idiomatic) To undertake a dangerous action in the service of a group.
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  1. (Idiomatic) To undertake a dangerous action in the service of a group.
To expose to danger; chance; risk
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  1. To expose to danger; chance; risk
  2. To venture (something):
  3. To attempt or venture
To act presumptuously or take unwarranted advantage of something:
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  1. To act presumptuously or take unwarranted advantage of something:
  2. To venture without authority or permission; dare:
  3. To take upon oneself without permission or authority; dare (to say or do something); venture
To lay claim:
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  1. To lay claim:
  2. To give a false appearance of; feign:
  3. To take upon oneself; venture:
(Intransitive) to dare to engage in; to attempt without any certainty of success. Used with at or on
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  1. (Intransitive) to dare to engage in; to attempt without any certainty of success. Used with at or on
  2. To confide in; to rely on; to trust.
  3. To risk or offer.
To confront or struggle with (something) as a test of one's abilities:
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  1. To confront or struggle with (something) as a test of one's abilities:
  2. An objection, exception, or other formal questioning of the capability or legal qualifications of a person, the existence of a right, or the legality of an action or thing. An objection, exception, or other formal questioning of the capability or legal qualifications of a person, the existence of a right, or the legality of an action or thing. An objection by a party or a lawyer to a potential juror or jury panel and his or her request that a judge disqualify the individual or the panel from hearing that party’s cause or trial. To call into question.
  3. To summon to action, effort, or use; stimulate:
To resist completely in a baffling way
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  1. To resist completely in a baffling way
  2. To challenge or dare (someone) to do something:
  3. To be beyond the application or scope of; be contrary or resistant to:
To furnish with a beard.
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  1. To furnish with a beard.
  2. A tuft or group of hairs or bristles on certain plants, such as barley and wheat. The individual strands of a beard are attached to a sepal or petal.
  3. To face or oppose courageously or brazenly, as if grasping by the beard; defy
To defy; dare
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  1. To defy; dare
  2. To make a courageous show or put up a stalwart front.
  3. To endure or face courageously:
To summon to action, effort, or use; stimulate:
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  1. To summon to action, effort, or use; stimulate:
  2. To take exception to; call into question; dispute:
  3. An objection, exception, or other formal questioning of the capability or legal qualifications of a person, the existence of a right, or the legality of an action or thing. An objection, exception, or other formal questioning of the capability or legal qualifications of a person, the existence of a right, or the legality of an action or thing. An objection by a party or a lawyer to a potential juror or jury panel and his or her request that a judge disqualify the individual or the panel from hearing that party’s cause or trial. To call into question.
To challenge or dare (someone) to do something:
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  1. To challenge or dare (someone) to do something:
  2. To resist completely in a baffling way
  3. To oppose or resist with boldness and assurance:
To line or trim the edge of, especially with contrasting material:
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  1. To line or trim the edge of, especially with contrasting material:
  2. To occupy a position with the face toward:
  3. To bring or to be brought face to face with:
To have a front; face onto something else:
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  1. To have a front; face onto something else:
  2. To serve as a front for.
  3. To face; be opposite to
An act or statement of defiance; a call to confrontation:
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  1. An act or statement of defiance; a call to confrontation:
  2. (Law) A formal objection or exception to a person who has been chosen as a prospective juror
  3. A call to engage in a contest, fight, or competition:
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