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foolhardy

  
  
If you describe behaviour as foolhardy, you disapprove of it because it is extremely risky.      adj   oft it v-link ADJ to-inf     (disapproval)    When he tested an early vaccine on himself, some described the act as foolhardy...     
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foolhardy

  
  
adventurous, bold, hot-headed, impetuous, imprudent, incautious, irresponsible, madcap, precipitate, rash, reckless, temerarious, venturesome, venturous  
  
Antonyms     
   alert, careful, cautious, chary, circumspect, heedful, judicious, prudent, shrewd, solicitous, thoughtful, wary, watchful  

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