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brave

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 feeling or displaying no fear by temperament
  • despite considerable risk to their own safety, the brave team of rescuers rushed into the collapsed building

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2 of the very best kind
  • the gourmet food shop is off to a brave start

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brave

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of brave (Entry 2 of 2)

to oppose (something hostile or dangerous) with firmness or courage
  • a soldier who braved enemy fire to rescue her wounded comrade

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The first known use of brave was in 1546

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“Brave.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/brave. Accessed 18 May. 2022.

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