adjective, brav·er, brav·est.
- a bully.
- a boast or challenge.
verb (used with object), braved, brav·ing.
verb (used without object), braved, brav·ing.
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The Americans bravely fought on and held the area, though heavily outnumbered by the 2,000 British troops.The British Royals Reinvade Brooklyn: William and Kate Come Watch Basketball on Historic Battle Site|Justin Jones|December 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But as many have reported from on the ground, the country is bravely forging ahead.
I love The Affair for bravely reflecting back to us that murky grey area of not knowing.
Would she say I was a hero, someone who bravely tried to move science forward?Caring for Ebola Patients Deeply Scary For Health Care Workers|Kent Sepkowitz|August 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Meena eventually escaped, and with the help of the nonprofit group Apne Aap, bravely returned to rescue her daughter, Naina.
I didn't feel square not to have you know it, after you stood up so bravely for 'Oliver'.The Sunbridge Girls at Six Star Ranch|Eleanor H. (Eleanor Hodgman) Porter
She lifted her shamed face and bravely laid her feverish, quivering lips on his.Freckles|Gene Stratton-Porter
When widowed at the age of twenty, she had bravely assumed the care and bringing up of her son.Hawk Eye|David Cory
Bravely she tried to smile, bravely also she tried to get up.Arundel|Edward Frederic Benson
We found an old, but obliging, Roman Catholic in possession of the premises, once so bravely defended by their patriotic owner.The Vaudois of Piedmont|John Napper Worsfold
British Dictionary definitions for bravely
- having or displaying courage, resolution, or daring; not cowardly or timid
- (as collective noun preceded by the)the brave