Foolhardy

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  • marked by unthinking boldness; with defiant disregard for danger or consequences; "foolhardy enough to try to seize the gun from the hijacker"; "became the fiercest and most reckless of partisans"-Macaulay; "a reckless driver"; "a rash attempt to climb th

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  • John Armstrong: Little tackles very thorny issue
    Brave or foolhardy? Being seen to go into bat for a matter which polarises the nation to the extent that Maori sovereignty does is not for the faint-hearted.So Andrew Little was taking a huge risk with his Waitangi Day remarks on... Read more on this news related to 'Foolhardy'
  • When You Need to Sell Your Losing Stocks and Keep the Winners
    NEW YORK ( MainStreet ) — Timing the market can be a foolhardy idea to partake in and often results in having retail investors keep their losing stocks while selling winners. Read more on this news related to 'Foolhardy'
  • The Sentinel published Review: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time at The...
    ADAPTING a best-selling book which won more than 17 awards is either brilliant or foolhardy.It's easy to understand the impulse to adapt the story for the stage, but its strong following prompts the question: Can it do the book justice?The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time – adapted by the National Theatre – has already been a West End hit, win Read more on this news related to 'Foolhardy'

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