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Excessively bold.‘outlaws from the forests had grown overbold’
reckless, impetuous, impulsive, hasty, overhasty, foolhardy, incautious, precipitate, precipitous, premature, careless, heedless, thoughtless, imprudent, foolish, headstrong, adventurous, over-adventurous, hot-headed, daredevil, devil-may-care, overbold, audacious, indiscreetView synonyms
- ‘The best labourers will be furnished by those races of mankind which are neither wholly spiritless nor yet overbold.’
- ‘His vices must be that he can be overbold and cruel at times.’
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