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  1. A native American warrior.
verb (braves, braving, braved)
  1. To overcome one's initial fear(s).
After braving tricks on the high-dive, he braved a jump off the first diving platform.
    adjective (braver, bravest)
    1. Strong in the face of fear; courageous.
      • 1987, "...he has been so , giving it all a dignity." " The Last Diary, Michael Grumley
    • Dutch: moedig
    • French: courageux , courageuse
    • German: tapfer
    • Italian: coraggioso , ardito , baldo , audace , valoroso
    • Spanish: valiente m/f
    Etymology: From French French, brave, borrowed from Italian bravo, of uncertain origin.

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