valor

[ val-er ]
/ ˈvæl ər /

noun

boldness or determination in facing great danger, especially in battle; heroic courage; bravery: a medal for valor.

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“I do believe that the buck stops here, that I cannot rely upon public opinion polls to tell me what is right. I do believe that right makes might and that if I am wrong, 10 angels swearing I was right would make no difference.”
Also especially British, val·our .

Origin of valor

1350–1400; Middle English valo(u)r<Anglo-French; Middle French valeur<Late Latin valōr-, stem of valor worth, equivalent to Latin val(ēre) to be of worth + -or-or1

synonym study for valor

See courage.
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valor

see discretion is the better part of valor.

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