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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Courageous  \Cour*a"geous\  (k?r-?"j?s),  a.  [F.  courageux.] 
  Possessing,  or  characterized  by  courage;  brave;  bold. 
 
  With  this  victory,  the  women  became  most  courageous  and 
  proud,  and  the  men  waxed  .  .  .  fearful  and  desperate. 
  --Stow. 
 
  Syn:  Gallant;  brave;  bold;  daring;  valiant;  valorous;  heroic; 
  intrepid;  fearless;  hardy;  stout;  adventurous; 
  enterprising.  See  {Gallant}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  courageous 
  adj  :  possessing  or  displaying  courage;  able  to  face  and  deal  with 
  danger  or  fear  without  flinching;  "Familiarity  with 
  danger  makes  a  brave  man  braver  but  less  daring"- 
  Herman  Melville;  "a  frank  courageous  heart...triumphed 
  over  pain"-  William  Wordsworth";  "set  a  courageous 
  example  by  leading  them  safely  into  and  out  of 
  enemy-held  territory"  [syn:  {brave},  {fearless}]  [ant: 
  {cowardly}] 




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