from The Century Dictionary.
- In a brave manner.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adverb In a brave manner; courageously; gallantly; valiantly; splendidly; nobly.
- adverb Finely; gaudily; gayly; showily.
- adverb colloq. Well; thrivingly; prosperously.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- adverb In a
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adverb in a courageous manner
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
Carol Swain bravely describes a world of white nationalists who reject racial integration.
He carried the name bravely on his broad shoulders.
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.
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.
-- 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,
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
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.
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.
(He says the last word bravely, a word he once loved, though it is the most horrible of all words to him now.)
But the plague took him; he died cursing God, and calling bravely for more brandy.