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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of brave.


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  • They've reported on how Iowans "braved" the elements to get to their caucuses.

    Anybody But Bush

  • They 'braved' a rain to strike about something they didn't know anything about or by anyone that put the event together and on something that is of no longer importance.

    Knowledge is Power

  • The article began with three paragraphs devoted to the thoughts of a retired military veteran who "braved" the cold to speak out on his belief that homosexuality is "condemned by God." - News

  • His campaign voiced incredulity at the claim that the county's Republicans couldn't have braved a snowstorm that dropped six inches to vote.

    Paul Campaign Challenges Romney's Maine Win

  • The first settlers from Europe, having braved the wild Atlantic for a strange and tavern-bare land, can't be faulted for slapping beer together from whatever scraps they could find.

    Gourd Lovin'

  • In Las Vegas, thousands braved temperatures that approached freezing to watch an eight-minute fireworks show launched from the roofs of seven casinos.

    Millions gather worldwide to ring in 2011

  • In New York, a sea of people stretching for blocks braved tight security and cool temperatures Friday night to take part in the storied Times Square New Year's celebration, first begun in 1904.

    Millions gather worldwide to ring in 2011

  • The two were among the thousands who braved the rain to join in the celebrations.

    Rousseff Takes Reins in Brazil

  • Katie Couric not only braved the snow on Thursday, she also helped out a most unlikely person: mogul Barry Diller.

    PHOTO: Katie Couric Pushes A Mogul's Car Out Of The Snow

  • Bell said he was deeply touched that that so many people had braved the blizzard to hear him.

    Violinist Joshua Bell rewards snowy fans with impromptu performance


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