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valor

[val-er] /ˈvæl ər/
noun
1.
boldness or determination in facing great danger, especially in battle; heroic courage; bravery:
a medal for valor.
Origin of valor
1350-1400
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
Synonyms
intrepidity, spirit. See courage.
Antonyms
cowardice.
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valour

/ˈvælə/
noun
1.
courage or bravery, esp in battle
Derived Forms
valorous, adjective
valorously, adverb
Word Origin
C15: from Late Latin valor, from valēre to be strong
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Word Origin and History for valor
n.

c.1300, "value, worth," from Old French valour "strength, value, valor," from Late Latin valorem (nominative valor) "value, worth," from stem of Latin valere "be worth, be strong" (see valiant). The meaning "courage" is first recorded 1580s, from Italian valore, from the same Late Latin word. (The Middle English word also had a sense of "worth or worthiness in respect of manly qualities").

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