from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Present participle of brave.
  • n. A bravado; a boast.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A bravado; a boast.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Bravado; defiance.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


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  • Switzerland, with the title of Prince of Wales, a company of guards, and a sufficient pension; but he placed a romantic point of Honour in 'braving' the orders from Hanover, 'as he called them, and positively refused to depart from Paris.

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  • In the film, our turtle beats the odds by braving the elements and making it back to Florida to lay her eggs.

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  • Despite the dangers thousands of refugees every week are making the journey, walking for weeks across the desert and braving attacks by armed robbers and wild animals.

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  • In stop after stop, Mr. Pawlenty urged people braving the midsummer heat to make the trek to Ames on Aug. 13.

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