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synonyms for braving

  • confront
  • defy
  • go through
  • withstand
  • bear
  • beard
  • challenge
  • court
  • dare
  • face
  • risk
  • suffer
  • support
  • venture
  • face off
  • fly in the face of
  • outdare
  • stand up to
  • take on

antonyms for braving

MOST RELEVANT
  • surrender
  • yield
  • refuse
  • reject
  • break down
  • capitulate
  • complain
  • dodge
  • fear
  • give up
  • hide
  • run away
  • skip
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How to use braving in a sentence

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.
WHY DO WE SEEK COMFORT IN THE FAMILIAR? (EP. 445)STEPHEN J. DUBNERDECEMBER 24, 2020FREAKONOMICS
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.
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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.
BENEFITS OF HOUSE HUNTING DURING THE HOLIDAYSKHALIL ALEXANDER EL-GHOULDECEMBER 6, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
The machine’s ten instruments hunker down behind a state-of-the-art heatshield that will help them brave the blistering rays.
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Now, finally, the ship of science is leaving the safe inland waterways carved by nature, and is heading for the open ocean, exploring a brave new world with “artificial” materials, organisms, brains and perhaps even a better version of ourselves.
CONTEMPLATING THE END OF PHYSICSROBBERT DIJKGRAAFNOVEMBER 24, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
She went up in the mornings to Madame Lebrun's room, braving the clatter of the old sewing-machine.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
And for a moment the respectable man was almost grand; a man-rock standing braving earth and heaven.
IT IS NEVER TOO LATE TO MENDCHARLES READE
What object can he possibly have in braving three times his force in a gale like this?
THE TWO ADMIRALSJ. FENIMORE COOPER
Gallant gentlemen and delicate ladies braving rain and slosh.
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