What are the meaning, origin and usage of word ‘Audacious’?

(pronounced aw-day-shuhs)

 Meaning: As an adjective it refers to someone who is very bold or daring.

Origin: It first appeared in English language in the mid-1500s. It was borrowed from the French adjective audacieux, which was derived from the noun audace (boldness). Audace can be traced to the Latin verb audere (“to dare”)

Usage: Audacious adventurers risked everything they had for a shot at glory.

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