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intrepid
used in The Count of Monte Cristo

5 uses
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Definition
brave — especially showing an adventurous spirit or level-headed determination in difficult circumstances
  • The intrepid treasure-seeker walked round it, and, selecting the spot from whence it appeared most susceptible to attack, placed his lever in one of the crevices, and strained every nerve to move the mass.
    Chapters 23-24 (63% in)
  • Faria has dreamed this; the Cardinal Spada buried no treasure here; perhaps he never came here, or if he did, Caesar Borgia, the intrepid adventurer, the stealthy and indefatigable plunderer, has followed him, discovered his traces, pursued them as I have done, raised the stone, and descending before me, has left me nothing.
    Chapters 23-24 (68% in)
  • Most certainly, but for the prompt assistance of your intrepid servant, this dear child and myself must both have perished.
    Chapters 47-48 (36% in)
  • She took it, and looked attentively on the count; there was an expression on the face of her intrepid protector which commanded her veneration.
    Chapters 101-102 (45% in)
  • The unfortunate youth was intrepid in the attack, and rude in the defence.
    Chapters 107-108 (24% in)

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