- a bully.
- a boast or challenge.
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It is difficult to conceive of a braver woman alive today than Ayaan Hirsi Ali.Ayaan Hirsi Ali vs. the Campus Thought Police|James Kirchick|April 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I felt so much braver criticizing the religious right when I actually worked for FOX News.The Tithe Is High: End the GOP Civil War!|Bill Schulz|January 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
That was one of Pete's many gifts: he made life more fun and he made all of us who knew him a little braver and better.Peter Worthington: Cliff Diver|David Frum|May 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
So even though Israelis are painfully aware of the never-ending threats, they're also braver because of them.Why are the Israelis so Damn Happy?|Tiffanie Wen|April 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Seems like people in dangerous neighborhoods are braver and trust in God more than people in safer neighborhoods-if you ask me.'Let's Talk About Guns' Live Chat Transcript|David Frum|January 25, 2013|DAILY BEAST
They do this to perfection; I never saw braver soldiers, in fact, than some of the best of them.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
Before he was a soldier, he had been a Methodist class leader; and there was not a braver man in the company.The Courier of the Ozarks|Byron A. Dunn
It is a far better and braver thing to bear bullying with such a mixture of spirit and good-humour, as in time to disarm it.Eric, or Little by Little|Frederic W. Farrar
It will be said, Englishmen are braver, more enterprising and skilful, than other people; more thoughtful and long-sighted.
He would have given the world to have been a little braver at the time, but it did not occur to him that he might still be brave.Tales and Fantasies|Robert Louis Stevenson
British Dictionary definitions for brave
- having or displaying courage, resolution, or daring; not cowardly or timid
- (as collective noun preceded by the)the brave