aggressive boldness or unmitigated effrontery; "he had the audacity to question my decision"
a challenge to do something dangerous or foolhardy; "he could never refuse a dare"
disposed to venture or take risks;
radically new or original; "an avant-garde theater piece"
challenge; "I dare you!"
take upon oneself; act presumptuously, without permission;
to be courageous enough to try or do something; "I don't dare call him", "she dares to dress differently from the others"
the trait of being willing to undertake things that involve risk or danger; "the proposal required great boldness"
Action displaying heroic courage.
stiffen with starch; "starch clothes"
a commercial preparation of starch that is used to stiffen textile fabrics in laundering
a complex carbohydrate found chiefly in seeds, fruits, tubers, roots and stem pith of plants, notably in corn, potatoes, wheat, and rice; an important foodstuff and used otherwise especially in adhesives and as fillers and stiffeners for paper and textiles