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brave in English:

1. courageous courageous

You were so courageous when that bear ran at you in the woods. You didn't even seem scared.
All his followers looked up to him as a wise and courageous man.
It was a courageous decision to quit her job and start her own business.
It is courageous of him to oppose his boss.
Italy needed a courageous leader such as Julius Ceasar.
A courageous decision
I felt profound reverence for the courageous mother.
Tales of her courageous deeds rang through the country.
A courageous firefighter helped rescue 15 people trapped in a burning building.
he was wrong, and courageous enough to admit it
It was courageous of her to challenge the managing director's decision.
A message on a website for the force's retired officers said they had served dedicated and courageous careers.
His courageous act of saving the baby from the fire was rewarded with a medal.
The definition of courageous is showing courage and being brave. An example of courageous is a soldier who saves another soldier in the face of danger.
Well, he was bold and courageous in his attempts to catch potential employers' attention.

2. bravery bravery

His bravery is worth respecting.
Ancient people liked to tell stories of bravery.
Bravery is a great virtue.
We must allow his bravery.
True bravery is quite another thing from bravado.
This is an award for bravery
In our lives, we have three or four occasions of showing bravery, but every day, we have the occasion to show a lack of cowardice.
"Everyone gets scared," Zazu went on. "It's where true bravery lies. Get it?"
Your bravery is greater than mine, Lady.
His exceptional bravery should be rewarded.
bravery is the quality and behaviour involved in being brave
The bravery and devotion of all of them deserve to be remembered.
Firemen are respected for outstanding bravery.
She showed bravery in the face of danger.
Just is the glory that is the fruit of bravery.

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3. cowardly cowardly

He's too cowardly to realize all his ambitions.
Your cowardly behaviour disappointed me.
Tom is shy and cowardly
The world is full of cowardly people.
he was a weak, cowardly man
I know they can hear me in there, but they're too cowardly to come out.
Running away was a very cowardly thing to do.
You acted in a cowardly way
He made a cowardly decision to follow the group.
I thought he was cowardly, but he risked his life to save the little girl!
My dog is very cowardly. It's scared of other dogs.
This was a particularly brutal and cowardly attack.
There is a strong feeling in favour of cowardly and prudential proverbs.

English word "brave"(cowardly) occurs in sets:

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4. audacious audacious

Nasa is planning an audacious mission to catch an asteroid in a giant bag and drag it back to Earth.
an audacious decision
It was an audacious plan but the only question was, would it actually work?
He is one of the most audacious politicians.
For a young black woman in those days, the choice was audacious.
In 1962, Buckminster Fuller presented the particularly audacious proposal for the Geoscope.

5. Gallant

He is a very gallant gentleman.
All the soldiers were gallant.

6. Valiant

The statue of the Minute Man commemorates the valiant soldiers who fought in the Revolutionary War.
Every dog is valiant at his own door.