But most emblematic of his bravery, I think, was his commitment to reason.
Over the next three days we'll hear stories of bravery and brainstorm solutions for change.
I bow to your bravery and say to you with even greater resolve: “Welcome to our shared home.”
The Germans nevertheless attacked with bravery bordering on desperation, but were stopped after dogged Russian resistance.
Gordon Brown remembers the boldness, bravery, and optimism of Nobel laureate Wangari Maathai.
Their chiefs were as much renowned for wisdom, and eloquence as for bravery.
I asked him what reward the Helots had for bravery or virtue.
Behold the worm that gnaws away the bravery of a nation and makes it a prey for the spoiler!'
The attention of the reader is directed to the bravery of this officer.
Though the fellow hath the bravery of a lion, he hath the meekness of a lamb.
1540s, "daring, defiance, boasting," from French braverie, from braver "to brave" (see brave) or else from cognate Italian braveria, from bravare.
No Man is an Atheist, however he pretend it and serve the Company with his Braveries. [Donne, 1631]As a good quality, attested from 1580s. Meaning "fine clothes" is from 1560s and holds the older sense.
(Isa. 3:18), an old English word meaning comeliness or beauty.