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In a way that shows a willingness to face and endure danger or pain; courageously:‘he has been hailed a hero after he bravely tackled a thief at a hotel’‘she bravely had a go at paragliding’
- ‘Convicted of treason, he meets his end bravely.’
- ‘The festival, an annual summer event, bravely keeps asserting the existence of an avant-garde.’
- ‘Missionaries bravely ventured into lands where merely expressing their beliefs could get them killed.’
- ‘Topics such as bullying, alienation in the workplace, and depression are also bravely touched upon.’
- ‘Both teams battled bravely.’
- ‘It brings us in contact with families who struggle bravely with the trauma of looking after a dying loved one.’
- ‘She bravely entered the forests to bring such children back with her.’
- ‘Though both his legs are paralyzed by polio, the 27-year-old sportsman has taken up the challenge bravely.’
- ‘I have never seen anyone suffer so much and persevere so bravely.’
- ‘As the eldest student, she bravely stayed in the haunted dormitory and successfully exorcised the evil spirit.’
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