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brave



Pronunciation: (brāv), [key]
adj., brav•er, brav•est,
n., v., braved, brav•ing.


adj.
1. possessing or exhibiting courage or courageous endurance.
2. making a fine appearance.
3. Archaic.excellent; fine; admirable.

n.
1. a brave person.
2. a warrior, esp. among North American Indian tribes.
3. Obs.
a. a bully.
b. a boast or challenge.

v.t.
1. to meet or face courageously: to brave misfortunes.
2. to defy; challenge; dare.
3. Obs.to make splendid.

v.i.
Obs.to boast; brag.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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