Strong in the face of fear; courageous.
Having any sort of superiority or excellence.
Making a fine show or display.
A Native American warrior.
A man daring beyond discretion; a bully.
A challenge; a defiance; bravado.
To encounter with courage and fortitude, to defy, to provoke.
“After braving tricks on the high-dive, he braved a jump off the first diving platform.”
To adorn; to make fine or showy.
Lacking in courage or confidence.
“John’s a very timid person. I’ll doubt he’ll be brave enough to face his brother.”
showing a lack of courage or confidence; easily frightened
“I was too timid to ask for what I wanted”