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audacious
used in The Aeneid

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Definition
bold and daring (inclined to take risks) — especially in violating social convention in a manner that could offend others
  • Thro' Elis and the Grecian towns he flew; Th' audacious wretch four fiery coursers drew: He wav'd a torch aloft, and, madly vain, Sought godlike worship from a servile train.
    Book 6 (64% in)
  • He summon'd Eurus and the western blast, And first an angry glance on both he cast; Then thus rebuk'd: "Audacious winds! from whence This bold attempt, this rebel insolence?
    Book 1 (18% in)
  • One more audacious mortal will be found; And I, thy daughter, wait another wound.
    Book 10 (3% in)
  • As, when the wolf has torn a bullock's hide At unawares, or ranch'd a shepherd's side, Conscious of his audacious deed, he flies, And claps his quiv'ring tail between his thighs: So, speeding once, the wretch no more attends, But, spurring forward, herds among his friends.
    Book 11 (90% in)

There are no more uses of "audacious" in The Aeneid.

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