- a bully.
- a boast or challenge.
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You want to be the brave person, who even in difficult circumstances, is looking for the causes of that difficulty and trying to find ways to get through it, as opposed to retreating.Why Do We Seek Comfort in the Familiar? (Ep. 445)|Stephen J. Dubner|December 24, 2020|Freakonomics
However, as Prime Minister Viktor Orbán continues to assert control, Nagy also doesn’t spare criticism for the EU — which, she says, needs leaders willing to make “braver political decisions” with “real consequences.”25 Rising Stars to Track in 2021|Daniel Malloy|December 20, 2020|Ozy
Models clearly still struggling to address these bias challenges get celebrated as breakthroughs, while people brave enough to speak up about the risk get silenced, or worse.How our data encodes systematic racism|Amy Nordrum|December 10, 2020|MIT Technology Review
While braving the winter weather to attend an open house may not be your idea of a good time, this year presents a unique opportunity for holiday house hunters.Benefits of house hunting during the holidays|Khalil Alexander El-Ghoul|December 6, 2020|Washington Blade
The machine’s ten instruments hunker down behind a state-of-the-art heatshield that will help them brave the blistering rays.The 100 greatest innovations of 2020|Popular Science Staff|December 2, 2020|Popular-Science
Breakfast raving, or “Braving,” as it will no doubt become known, is set to get the whole world confident with dancing sober.The Drug-Free Breakfast Rave Is New York’s Latest Exercise Trend|Jessica Burdon|May 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When Moore was little, the two would spend almost all of August at Disney World, braving the humidity and crowds.‘Escape From Tomorrow’: Making Disney’s Worst Nightmare|Marlow Stern|October 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST
If you thought this recent heat wave has been bad, try braving 1,800-degree temperatures with 4,350-mile-per-hour winds.All About HD 189733b, That Other Blue Planet|Nina Strochlic|July 11, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In this clip from 2005, Al Roker chats with Matt Lauer and Katie Couric while braving extreme rain and wind in Naples, Florida.Hilarious Wind-Blown Reporters|Alex Berg|August 29, 2012|DAILY BEAST
I grew up braving a pre-Disney Times Square, when its inhabitants were decidedly less PG than Snow White.The Aurora Shooting Made One Prominent Hollywood Producer Too Scared to Go to The Multiplex|Rick Schwartz|August 26, 2012|DAILY BEAST
She went up in the mornings to Madame Lebrun's room, braving the clatter of the old sewing-machine.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
And for a moment the respectable man was almost grand; a man-rock standing braving earth and heaven.It Is Never Too Late to Mend|Charles Reade
What object can he possibly have in braving three times his force in a gale like this?The Two Admirals|J. Fenimore Cooper
Gallant gentlemen and delicate ladies braving rain and slosh.
The "Merrimac" slowed up her engines, as though to survey the strange antagonist thus braving her power.The Naval History of the United States|Willis J. Abbot.
British Dictionary definitions for brave
- having or displaying courage, resolution, or daring; not cowardly or timid
- (as collective noun preceded by the)the brave