Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adv. In a brave manner.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a brave manner; courageously; gallantly; valiantly; splendidly; nobly.
  • adv. Finely; gaudily; gayly; showily.
  • adv. Well; thrivingly; prosperously.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a brave manner.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in a courageous manner

Etymologies

brave +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Carol Swain bravely describes a world of white nationalists who reject racial integration.

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  • He carried the name bravely on his broad shoulders.

    An Outcast Of The Islands

  • All day long on the day after Mr Hawke's sermon he let them lie in his portmanteau bravely; but this was not very difficult, as he had for some time given up smoking till after hall.

    The Way of All Flesh

  • I said to myself, 'Poor girl! she has kept her word bravely; she has chosen to toil, and want, and suffer -- rather than take another love -- who would have given her what I gave her as long as I could' -- and that thought, Cephyse, refreshed my soul.

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  • -- it was because I said to myself, 'Poor girl! she has kept her word bravely; she has chosen to toil, and want, and suffer -- rather than take another love -- who would have given her what I gave her as long as I could' -- and that thought,

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  • May I not tell Mrs Parkyn that you will urge the Bishop to lunch at the Rectory -- that you both "-- and he brought out the word bravely, though it cost him a pang to yoke the

    The Nebuly Coat

  • Miss Le Pettit, who considered that he _had_ forgotten it, gave the little movement known as "bridling," which reared her ringletted head a trifle higher on her white shoulders, then decided to front the obnoxious word bravely as a woman of the world.

    The White Riband A Young Female's Folly

  • But I shouldered the sword bravely, determined to show my appreciation of the sacrifice they had made for us, in coming to our rescue on a boat they had every reason to believe was unsafe.

    A Confederate girl's diary,

  • (He says the last word bravely, a word he once loved, though it is the most horrible of all words to him now.)

    The Admirable Crichton

  • But the plague took him; he died cursing God, and calling bravely for more brandy.

    Vendetta: a story of one forgotten

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