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(Non-alphabetical character)


dare


I
n. to take a dare
II
v.
1) (E) I don't dare to protest
2) (F) I dare not protest (formal); I don't dare protest; she didn't dare open her mouth; how dare you speak to me like that.
3) (H) he dared me to sue him USAGE NOTE: Some purists believe that I don't dare protest is an incorrect blend of I don't dare to protest and I dare not protest.



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