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braver definitions

Merriam Webster's

noun see brave II

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Brave Brave (br[=a]v), a. [Compar. Braver; superl. Bravest.] [F. brave, It. or Sp. bravo, (orig.) fierce, wild, savage, prob. from. L. barbarus. See Barbarous, and cf. Bravo.] 1. Bold; courageous; daring; intrepid; -- opposed to cowardly; as, a brave man; a brave act. 2. Having any sort of superiority or excellence; -- especially such as in conspicuous. [Obs. or Archaic as applied to material things.] Iron is a brave commodity where wood aboundeth. --Bacon. It being a brave day, I walked to Whitehall. --Pepys. 3. Making a fine show or display. [Archaic] Wear my dagger with the braver grace. --Shak. For I have gold, and therefore will be brave. In silks I'll rattle it of every color. --Robert Greene. Frog and lizard in holiday coats And turtle brave in his golden spots. --Emerson. Syn: Courageous; gallant; daring; valiant; valorous; bold; heroic; intrepid; fearless; dauntless; magnanimous; high-spirited; stout-hearted. See Gallant.




 


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