foolhardy


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But when he would have entered the blackness of the undergrowth they tried to dissuade him; and the wagerer was most insistent of all that he abandon his foolhardy venture.
They ran for the gates, to wreak dire vengeance upon the foolhardy perpetrator of the outrage; but they suddenly realized that they did not know which way to turn to find the foe.
I shall break my neck yet with some such foolhardy performance, for warnings never seem to have any lasting effect on me.
The pupils won- dered if this foolhardy boy had lost his mind.
D'Artagnan was not one of those foolhardy men who seek a ridiculous death in order that it may be said of them that they did not retreat a single step.
"Had I known more about electricity, and less about sound," he said, "I would never have invented the telephone." What he had done was so amazing, so foolhardy, that no trained electrician could have thought of it.
Louvieres sprang forward to snatch his sword, which stood against a chair in a corner of the room; but a glance from the worthy Broussel, who in the midst of It all did not lose his presence of mind, checked this foolhardy action of despair.
To some extent, the industry has always operated in its own cycle, but it would be foolhardy to ignore wider increased uncertainty and dwindling global confidence in the UK and global economies."
BENEDICT Cumberbatch has spoken about thwarting an attempted robbery - saying "it was a bit foolhardy".
Thanks to these courageous but foolhardy writers, you'll discover the real meaning of a work-in-progress.
But we already know that inflating one's academic record is foolhardy. A few phone calls suffice to confirm or refute any claim.