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1. foolhardy, heady, rash, reckless

marked by defiant disregard for danger or consequences

Example Sentences:
'foolhardy enough to try to seize the gun from the hijacker'
'became the fiercest and most reckless of partisans'
'a reckless driver'
'a rash attempt to climb Mount Everest'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


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adjective -hardier or -hardiest
heedlessly rash or adventurous

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adjectiveWord forms: ˈfoolˌhardier or ˈfoolˌhardiest
bold or daring in a foolish way; rash; reckless

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adj. fool·har·di·er, fool·har·di·est
Unwisely bold or venturesome; rash. See Synonyms at reckless.

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