Braver



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

‘Let’s Talk About Guns’ Live Chat Transcript David Frum January 24, 2013
Are Israeli Agents Assassinating Iranian Scientists? A New Book Argues Dan Raviv, Yossi Melman July 6, 2012
Why are the Israelis so Damn Happy? Tiffanie Wen April 13, 2013
Obama Stump Speech Reflects More Modest Vision of America’s Global Ambitions Peter Beinart May 6, 2012
Ayaan Hirsi Ali vs. the Campus Thought Police James Kirchick April 9, 2014

Historical Examples

Truxton King George Barr McCutcheon
Frank Roscoe’s Secret Allen Chapman
Guy Mannering, or The Astrologer, Complete, Illustrated Sir Walter Scott
The Chinese Fairy Book Various
Out with Garibaldi G. A. Henty

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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