Definition of Dares

1. Noun. (plural of dare) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of dare) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dares

1. dare [v] - See also: dare

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dares

darcy
darcys
dare
dared
daredevil
daredevilries
daredevilry
daredevils
daredeviltries
daredeviltry
daredn't
dareful
daren't
darer
darers
dares (current term)
daresay
darest
dareth
darg
darga
dargah
dargas
dargle
dargles
dargs
daric
darics
daring
daringly

Literary usage of Dares

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1. History: Fiction of Science? by Anatoly Fomenko (2005)
"It goes without saying that historians treat the texts of dares and Dictis sceptically on even with outright hostility. They tell us the following, ..."

2. The Æneid of Virgil by Virgil (1910)
"Upon a house-top, so from each huge hand The champion's strokes on dizzy dares fall. Then Sire ^Eneas willed to make a stay To so much rage, ..."

3. Teuffels̓ History of Roman Literature by Wilhelm Sigismund Teuffel (1892)
"The history of the destruction of Troy by the pretended Phrygian dares belongs, ... As with Dictys (§ 423) so with dares it is doubtful whether the extant ..."

4. The Iliad of Homer by Homer, John Graham Cordery (1871)
"And dares he now 430 Entreat me ? Nay, he hath beguiled me once ; I read him through and through ; 'tis waste of breath. " Rather, Odysseus, let him take ..."

5. The Indebtedness of Chaucer's Troilus and Criseyde to Guido Delle Colonne's by George Livingstone Hamilton (1903)
"... Homer, Virgil, Ovid, Dictys, and dares, such as he found it in his original,1 depending, doubtless, upon the list in Chaucer's Hous of Fame, ..."

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