Yes, he could have been braver about closing Guantánamo and undoing the damage to civil liberties inflicted by George W. Bush.
Kidon operatives are even more innovative, braver, and physically fitter than other Mossad men and women.
Seems like people in dangerous neighborhoods are braver and trust in God more than people in safer neighborhoods-if you ask me.
So even though Israelis are painfully aware of the never-ending threats, they're also braver because of them.
It is difficult to conceive of a braver woman alive today than Ayaan Hirsi Ali.
The instant of alarm passed and a braver smile than ever came.
But greater troubles were brewing, and braver deeds in store.
I'll never master him without the light; and a braver kipper, could I but land him, never reisted abune a pair o' cleeks.'
But it does not matter much, for I get braver and braver when people are hard and cold.
Not braver, Frank said; but bravery is no good without backbone.
late 15c., from Middle French brave, "splendid, valiant," from Italian bravo "brave, bold," originally "wild, savage," possibly from Medieval Latin bravus "cutthroat, villain," from Latin pravus "crooked, depraved;" a less likely etymology being from Latin barbarus (see barbarous). A Celtic origin (Irish breagh, Cornish bray) also has been suggested.
Old English words for this, some with overtones of "rashness," included modig (now "moody"), beald ("bold"), cene ("keen"), dyrstig ("daring"). Brave new world is from the title of Aldous Huxley's 1932 satirical utopian novel; he lifted the phrase from Shakespeare ("Tempest" v.i.183).
"to face with bravery," 1776, from French braver, from brave (see brave (adj.)). Related: Braved; braving.