Braved



possessing or exhibiting courage or courageous endurance.
making a fine appearance.
Archaic. excellent; fine; admirable.
a brave person.
a warrior, especially among North American Indian tribes.
Obsolete.

a bully.
a boast or challenge.

to meet or face courageously:
to brave misfortunes.
to defy; challenge; dare.
Obsolete. to make splendid.
Obsolete. to boast; brag.
Contemporary Examples

The Secret World of Men Who Dress Like Dolls Nina Strochlic January 6, 2014
How Rahul Gandhi Blew the Indian Rape Crisis Dilip D’Souza January 18, 2013

Historical Examples

Robert Browning Edward Dowden
Two Little Confederates Thomas Nelson Page
Trevlyn Hold Mrs. Henry Wood
Zanoni Edward Bulwer Lytton
Ocean to Ocean on Horseback Willard Glazier
Saint’s Progress John Galsworthy
A Month in Yorkshire Walter White
Scaramouche Rafael Sabatini

adjective

having or displaying courage, resolution, or daring; not cowardly or timid
(as collective noun preceded by the): the brave

fine; splendid: a brave sight, a brave attempt
(archaic) excellent or admirable
noun
a warrior of a Native American tribe
an obsolete word for bully1
verb (transitive)
to dare or defy: to brave the odds
to confront with resolution or courage: to brave the storm
(obsolete) to make splendid, esp in dress
adj.
v.
n.

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