Valiancy
Valiance Val"iance, Valiancy Val"ian*cy, n. [Cf. F. vaillance. See {Valiant}.] The quality or state of being valiant; bravery; valor. [Obs.] ``His doughty valiance.'' --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

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  • gallantry — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. heroism, valor, chivalry; see courage 1 , courtesy 1 . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. 1. bravery daring, courage, valor, heroism, chivalry, nobility, dauntlessness, fearlessness, *derring do, intrepidity. 2. politeness… …   English dictionary for students

  • valiance — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun 1. The quality of mind enabling one to face danger or hardship resolutely: braveness, bravery, courage, courageousness, dauntlessness, doughtiness, fearlessness, fortitude, gallantry, gameness, heart, intrepidity,… …   English dictionary for students

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