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Courage

Caitlyn Jenner to receive ESPN's Courage award ...


When:

Lookups spiked on June 4, 2015.

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Why:

ESPN announced that Caitlyn Jenner will receive the 2015 Arthur Ashe Courage award shortly after the publication of Vanity Fair's issue featuring her on the cover.

Courage means "mental or moral strength to venture, persevere, and withstand danger, fear or difficulty."

One synonym of courage is heart, and that's no surprise: courage came to English from the French word coer (spelled coeur in modern French), which is itself from the Latin word cor, meaning "heart."



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