Bravest



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 Last American Soldier Executed for Desertion Michael Daly June 5, 2014
‘Has Beverly Hills Fallen Yet?’ Shelby Coffey III April 25, 2012
Women of Influence: Malalai Joya Michelle Goldberg November 3, 2009
Save My Baby Bryan Curtis March 2, 2010
34 Years Later, Gunshots Still Echo From a Senseless Killing Michael Daly March 10, 2013

Historical Examples

In New Granada W.H.G. Kingston
The White Company Arthur Conan Doyle
Historical Tales, Vol 5 (of 15) Charles Morris
Opera Stories from Wagner Florence Akin
Lady Rosamond’s Secret Rebecca Agatha Armour

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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