Definition of dare :
1. A small fish; the dace.
2. Defiance; challenge.
3. The quality of daring; venturesomeness; boldness; dash.
4. To challenge; to provoke; to defy.
5. To have adequate or sufficient courage for any purpose; to be bold or venturesome; not to be afraid; to venture.
6. To have courage for; to attempt courageously; to venture to do or to undertake.
7. To lurk; to lie hid.
8. To terrify; to daunt.
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confront (part of speech: verb)
defy (part of speech: verb)