Word:

Brave

a.1.
1.Bold; courageous; daring; intrepid; - opposed to cowardly; as, a brave man; a brave act.
2.Having any sort of superiority or excellence; - especially such as in conspicuous.
It being a brave day, I walked to Whitehall.
- Pepys.
3.Making a fine show or display.
For I have gold, and therefore will be brave.
In silks I'll rattle it of every color.
- Robert Greene.
n.1.A brave person; one who is daring.
2.Specifically, an Indian warrior.
3.A man daring beyond discretion; a bully.
4.A challenge; a defiance; bravado.
v. t.1.To encounter with courage and fortitude; to set at defiance; to defy; to dare.
[imp. & p. p. Braved ( ); p. pr. & vb. n. Braving.]
These I can brave, but those I can not bear.
- Dryden.
2.To adorn; to make fine or showy.
Noun1.Bravebrave - a North American Indian warrior
2.brave - people who are brave; "the home of the free and the brave"
Antonyms:
cautious, timid - people who are fearful and cautious; "whitewater rafting is not for the timid"
Verb1.brave - face or endure with courage; "She braved the elements"
Adj.1.brave - possessing or displaying courage; able to face and deal with danger or fear without flinching; "Familiarity with danger makes a brave man braver but less daring"- Herman Melville; "a frank courageous heart...triumphed over pain"- William Wordsworth; "set a courageous example by leading them safely into and out of enemy-held territory"
Synonyms: courageous, fearless
Antonyms:
cowardly, fearful - lacking courage; ignobly timid and faint-hearted; "cowardly dogs, ye will not aid me then"- P.B.Shelley
2.brave - invulnerable to fear or intimidation; "audacious explorers"; "fearless reporters and photographers"; "intrepid pioneers"
3.brave - brightly colored and showy; "girls decked out in brave new dresses"; "brave banners flying"; "`braw' is a Scottish word"; "a dress a bit too gay for her years"; "birds with gay plumage"
Synonyms: braw, gay
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Brattice
brattish
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Braun
Braun's holly fern
Braunite
Braunschweig
Bravade
Bravado
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-- Brave --
brave out
Bravely
Braveness
Bravery
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Bravo
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