braving gale-force winds, heading off the Falklands, or saving lost hikers—the Duke of Cambridge has become an action figure.
When Moore was little, the two would spend almost all of August at Disney World, braving the humidity and crowds.
In this clip from 2005, Al Roker chats with Matt Lauer and Katie Couric while braving extreme rain and wind in Naples, Florida.
Breakfast raving, or “braving,” as it will no doubt become known, is set to get the whole world confident with dancing sober.
Hailed in the West as “sheroes” for braving a repressive society, Pussy Riot has infuriated the Kremlin for months.
Still she is bent on braving the cruel struggles of every night, the endless martyrdom of that wasting strife.
“Well, what will you do,” Evelyn challenged, with an heroic air of braving the worst.
Its massive pillars and stout walls, braving all weathers, stand strong and enduring still.
Perhaps you think that I am braving you in what I am saying now, as in what I said before about the tears and prayers.
braving every danger, and only intent on doing service for the Master, and relieving suffering wherever they could find it.
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.