Courageous Cour*a"geous (k?r-?"j?s), a. [F. courageux.] Possessing, or characterized by, courage; brave; bold. [1913 Webster]

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}. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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