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Brave and willing to take risks

brave

adjective

capable of dealing with danger or pain, without seeming to be frightened

bold

adjective

confident and not afraid of people

heroic

adjective

very brave and deserving admiration

courageous

adjective

very brave and determined

daring

adjective

brave enough to do dangerous things

fearless

adjective

not afraid of anyone or anything. This word shows that you admire people like this.

plucky

adjective

brave and determined, especially when success is unlikely

audacious

adjective

done with extreme confidence, despite difficulties, risks, or the negative attitudes of other people

undaunted

adjective

determined and not afraid to continue doing something, even though it might be difficult

nerveless

adjective

someone who is nerveless does not become afraid or upset in difficult situations

property porn

a type of television programme, magazine article, etc which shows off desirable homes …

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damsel

an old word for a young woman who is not married

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flat design

a type of design used on the web which excludes features which give a three-dimensional effect … and uses simple styles

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