"dared" in the verb sense
1. make bold, dare, presume
take upon oneself act presumptuously, without permission
"How dare you call my lawyer?"
to be courageous enough to try or do something
"I don't dare call him"
"she dares to dress differently from the others"
3. defy, dare
"I dare you!"
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