derring-do


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Related to derring-do: expressive, pithy, obscure, meaningful, scrutinized
See: audacity
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Derring-Do took the Imperial and Cornwallis Stakes as a two-year-old in 1963 and, having recovered from serious winter illness, won the Hungerford Stakes the following season.
5 million memorial will flash the women's stories onto high-tech screens, project their words onto gleaming walls and memorialize feats of derring-do in dignified exhibits.
North Korean president Kim Jong-il thinks nothing of telling his people improbable tales of his derring-dos, including a debut round of golf in the capital, Pyongyang, that yielded 11 holes in one and a round of 34-under par.