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Audacious vs Perky - What's the difference?

audacious | perky |

As adjectives the difference between audacious and perky

is that audacious is showing willingness to take bold risks; recklessly daring while perky is lively or enthusiastic.




(en adjective)
  • Showing willingness to take bold risks; recklessly daring.
  • * 22 March 2012 , Scott Tobias, AV Club The Hunger Games [http://www.avclub.com/articles/the-hunger-games,71293/]
  • That such a safe adaptation could come of The Hunger Games speaks more to the trilogy’s commercial ascent than the book’s actual content, which is audacious and savvy in its dark calculations.
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  • Impudent.
  • Synonyms

    * (willing to take bold risks) bold, daring, temeritous, temerarious


    * (willing to take bold risks) shy, cautious, prudent

    Derived terms

    () * audaciously * audaciousness




  • Lively or enthusiastic.
  • She answered with a perky smile and bounced off.
  • Standing upright; firm.
  • The plant looks much perkier since I watered it.
    perky breasts

    See also

    * perk * perk up