Cour·a·geous a. 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.
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: