Definition of bravery
- wearing their Sunday bravery
- the streets strewed with flowers and full of pageantry, banners, and bravery
- —John Evelyn
He received a medal for bravery.
children in their Sunday bravery
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courage, courageousness, daring, daringness, dauntlessness, doughtiness, fearlessness, gallantry, greatheartedness, guts, gutsiness, hardihood, heart, heroism, intestinal fortitude, intrepidity, intrepidness, moxie, nerve, prowess, stoutness, valor, virtue;
: the quality that allows someone to do things that are dangerous or frightening : the quality or state of being brave
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to emit the high shrill tone of bagpipes
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