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courage, courageousness, pluck, pluckiness, braveness, valour, fearlessness, intrepidity, intrepidness, nerve, daring, audacity, boldness, dauntlessness, doughtiness, stout-heartedness, manfulness, heroism, gallantryView synonyms
- ‘And be it known to you, that no man there was of such hardihood but his flesh trembled: and it was no wonder, for never was so great an enterprise undertaken by any people since the creation of the world.’
- ‘He was not only a very dexterous thief, but was notorious for his boldness and hardihood, and for the number of his previous convictions.’
- ‘Few nations have ever existed, who have evinced more indomitable courage or hardihood, or shown more devotion to the spirit of independence than the Iroquois.’
- ‘Americanism means the virtues of courage, honor, justice, truth, sincerity and hardihood - the virtues that made America.’
- ‘Similarly, this finding leaves open the possibility that female characters expressed heroism in ways not entailing physical hardihood or risk.’
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