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verb as in endure bad situation

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You want to be the brave person, who even in difficult circumstances, is looking for the causes of that difficulty and trying to find ways to get through it, as opposed to retreating.

However, as Prime Minister Viktor Orbán continues to assert control, Nagy also doesn’t spare criticism for the EU — which, she says, needs leaders willing to make “braver political decisions” with “real consequences.”

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Models clearly still struggling to address these bias challenges get celebrated as breakthroughs, while people brave enough to speak up about the risk get silenced, or worse.

While braving the winter weather to attend an open house may not be your idea of a good time, this year presents a unique opportunity for holiday house hunters.

The machine’s ten instruments hunker down behind a state-of-the-art heatshield that will help them brave the blistering rays.

Breakfast raving, or “Braving,” as it will no doubt become known, is set to get the whole world confident with dancing sober.

When Moore was little, the two would spend almost all of August at Disney World, braving the humidity and crowds.

If you thought this recent heat wave has been bad, try braving 1,800-degree temperatures with 4,350-mile-per-hour winds.

In this clip from 2005, Al Roker chats with Matt Lauer and Katie Couric while braving extreme rain and wind in Naples, Florida.

I grew up braving a pre-Disney Times Square, when its inhabitants were decidedly less PG than Snow White.

She went up in the mornings to Madame Lebrun's room, braving the clatter of the old sewing-machine.

And for a moment the respectable man was almost grand; a man-rock standing braving earth and heaven.

What object can he possibly have in braving three times his force in a gale like this?

Gallant gentlemen and delicate ladies braving rain and slosh.

The "Merrimac" slowed up her engines, as though to survey the strange antagonist thus braving her power.


On this page you'll find 32 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to braving, such as: withstand, defy, go through, confront, court, and risk.

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