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Related to intrepidness: intrepidly
Resolutely courageous; fearless. See Synonyms at brave.
[Latin intrepidus : in-, not; see in-1 + trepidus, alarmed.]
in′tre·pid′i·ty (-trə-pĭd′ĭ-tē), in·trep′id·ness n.
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The quality of mind enabling one to face danger or hardship resolutely:
braveness, bravery, courage, courageousness, dauntlessness, doughtiness, fearlessness, fortitude, gallantry, gameness, heart, intrepidity, mettle, nerve, pluck, pluckiness, spirit, stoutheartedness, undauntedness, valiance, valiancy, valiantness, valor.
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