brave brave  /b ˈreɪv/


  1. (n) a North American Indian warrior
  2. (n) people who are brave
  3. (v) face and withstand with courage
  4. (adj) possessing or displaying courage; able to face and deal with danger or fear without flinching
  5. (adj) invulnerable to fear or intimidation
  6. (adj) brightly colored and showy


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  1. With the aid of Christian activists, North Koreans brave unspeakable horrors to reach safety.
  2. Before there was an environmental movement, there was one brave woman and her very brave book.
  3. The First Daughters brave the crowds, cold weather and boredom on their dad's arrival in Washington.


  1. Georgia Tech sports: Kyle Wren ecstatic to be a Brave

    Georgia Tech sports: Kyle Wren ecstatic to be a Brave
    on June 22, 2013     Source: WPXI Pittsburgh

  2. Johnson wants more Scottish fire against Italy

    Scotland aim to build on a brave show against hosts South Africa when they meet Italy Saturday for third place in a four-nation tournament.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Fox News

  3. Movies Under the Moon presents Brave

    WOODRIDGE – The Woodridge Park District is featuring Disney Pixar's "Brave" at the next Movies Under the Moon event.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Huntley Farmside


  1. "It defies belief that this gifted, brave, tenacious, wonderful woman is gone," said Mendes, who also directed the Academy Award-winning "American Beauty."
    on Mar 19, 2009 By: Sam Mendes Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "All of us here at the White House will miss Tony, as will the millions of Americans he inspired with his brave struggle against cancer," Bush said.
    on Aug 13, 2007 By: President Bush Source: Malaysia Sun

  3. Her publicist Max Clifford said she would "be remembered as a young girl who has, and who will, save an awful lot of lives. She was a very, very brave girl," he said in a statement to media. "And she faced her death in the way she faced her...
    on Mar 22, 2009 By: Max Clifford Source: Reuters

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