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bravery

[ brey-vuh-ree, breyv-ree ]
/ ˈbreɪ və ri, ˈbreɪv ri /
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noun, plural brav·er·ies.

brave spirit or conduct; courage; valor.
showiness; splendor; magnificence.

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The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.

Origin of bravery

1540–50; probably <Italian braveria, equivalent to brav(are) to brave + -eria-ery
1. See courage.
o·ver·brav·er·y, noun
bravery , bravado, bravura
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