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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The condition or quality of being brave; courage.
  • n. Splendor or magnificence; show.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Being brave, courageousness.
  • n. A brave act.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The quality of being brave; fearless; intrepidity.
  • n. The act of braving; defiance; bravado.
  • n. Splendor; magnificence; showy appearance; ostentation; fine dress.
  • n. A showy person; a fine gentleman; a beau.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The quality of being brave; courage; heroism; undaunted spirit; intrepidity; gallantry; fearlessness.
  • n. Showiness; splendor; magnificence.
  • n. Show; ostentation; parade.
  • n. Bravado; boast.
  • n. A showy person.
  • n. Synonyms Valor, daring, pluck, boldness, mettle, audacity. For comparison, see brave.

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

  • n. a quality of spirit that enables you to face danger or pain without showing fear
  • n. feeling no fear

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