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Intrepid Definition & Meaning - Merriam-Webster

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Examples of intrepid in a Sentence

The heroes are intrepid small-business owners, investigative reporters, plaintiffs and their lawyers, and, of course, Nader himself and his grass-roots organizations. Jonathan Chait, New York Times Book Review, 3 Feb. 2008
Author and explorer Dame Freya Stark was one of the most intrepid adventurers of all time. (T. E. Lawrence, no slouch in the travel department himself, called her "gallant" and "remarkable.") Kimberly Robinson, Travel & Leisure, December 1999
Meanwhile, the intrepid Florentine traveler Marco Polo had been to China and brought back with him a noodle dish that became Italian pasta … Norman F. Cantor, The Civilization of the Middle Ages, 1993
an intrepid explorer who probed parts of the rain forest never previously attempted
Recent Examples on the Web In her breezy retelling of the origins of the 1910 insurrection, Lytle Hernández elevates the role of the intrepid anarchist leader Ricardo Flores Magón and his dissident Mexican Liberal Party. Foreign Affairs, 24 Oct. 2023 Apple Arcade, which launched in 2019, represents Apple’s first intrepid steps into the gaming sphere. Vulture, 2 Oct. 2023 There is a pink puffball with the ability to inhale objects as large as semi trucks and an intrepid explorer commanding an army of sentient plants. Zachary Small, New York Times, 17 Oct. 2023 See More

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