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Word: foolhardy

Definition: rash; reckless; foolishly daring


Sentences Containing 'foolhardy'

Much of Africa has gone back to nature, making the land a wild, mysterious Dark Continent again, where only those foolhardy enough to ignore the cautionary tales would willingly go.
Richard loses the child's game Easter egg hunt and dives to find Lilli an adult's pearl as her reward. His penchant for racing a lagoon shark sparks a domestic quarrel; Lilli thinks he is foolhardy, but the liveliness makes Richard feel virile.
Wellington however refuses to assist their foolhardy mission, demanding they go home to Ireland.

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