Word of the Day: Bold

bold / bold   adjective  
  1. showing fearlessness and daring; intrepid
Virtue is bold, and goodness never fearful. from ‘Measure for Measure’ by William Shakespeare, 1564-1616  
  1. presumptuous
For it is really better for us not to know a thing, because God has not revealed it to us, than to know it according to man’s wisdom, because he has been bold enough to assume it. Tertullian, 160-220  
  1. sheer; steep
Two equally steep and bold paths may lead to the same peak. from ‘Zorba the Greek’ by Nikos Kazantzakis, 1883-1957  
  1. flashy
When I think of the Harlem Renaissance, I think of bright colors and bold dynamic art…They were claiming and remaking their own images, and doing so in bold and striking ways. Nikki Grimes, 1950-  
  1. typeset with thick lines, usually for emphasis
You’ve taken a big, black, bold line and you’ve made it a little bit gray. from ‘Daisy Jones & The Six’ by Taylor Jenkins Reid, ?-  
  1. standing out
You are reading a bold and universal headline which says, “I am here, I am here, I am here.” Kurt Vonnegut, 1922-2007  
  1. adventurous
Freedom lies in being bold. Robert Frost, 1874-1963   noun  
  1. printed with thick lettering, usually for emphasis
At the very least, they should have “Don’t try this on your own typewriter” printed in bold across the front. Anne Enright, 1962-