1 fearless, intrepid, bold, courageous, daring, gallant, stout, stout-hearted, valiant, valorous, stalwart, plucky, staunch, undaunted, dauntless, unafraid, unfearing, indomitable, heroic, Colloq macho; Slang gutsy:
Despite her misgivings about her proposal, she put on a brave face in the boardroom. He was brave to face the enemy alone.
2 fine, handsome, grand, splendid, showy, colourful, spectacular, smart:
The colonel made a brave appearance in full Highland regalia.
3 challenge, defy, dare; brazen (out), face, confront, encounter, meet:
We had to brave the elements in the open boat. I had to brave my father at breakfast.
be, feel, seem, sound | make sb
The whisky had made me brave.
exceptionally, extremely, really, terribly, very | quite | amazingly, incredibly
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