a soft, spiced liver sausage, usually smoked.
(used in praising a female performer). a shout of “brava!”. Contemporary Examples What to Eat: Tapas Cookstr.com February 22, 2010 Historical Examples Raleigh Edmund Gosse Beyond John Galsworthy The Mapleson Memoirs, vol II James H. Mapleson Francezka Molly Elliot Seawell Miss Marjoribanks Mrs (Margaret) Oliphant Bambi Marjorie Benton Cooke The Sunny Side of Diplomatic Life, […]
a pretentious, swaggering display of courage. Contemporary Examples Obama’s Foreign Policy Doctrine Finally Emerges With ‘Offshore Balancing’ Peter Beinart November 27, 2011 The Great Character Actor: Guy Pearce on His Brilliant Career, From ‘Priscilla’ to ‘The Rover’ Richard Porton May 22, 2014 Did Picasso Try to Steal the Mona Lisa? Nick Mafi October 22, 2014 […]
Crystallography, lattice (def 4). noun (crystallog) any of 14 possible space lattices found in crystals
Also, put up a brave front. Face adversity cheerfully. For example, Even though she had been passed over for promotion, she put on a brave face. Try to appear brave even though very frightened. For example, Harry was terrified of animals, but his boss was a dog lover, so he put up a brave front. […]