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It only takes a few more questions for what started as a normal press conference to descend into chaos—a perfect tableau of Our Polarized Media, and a bravura demonstration of Greene’s talent for confrontation.

From TIme

Maybe all those make-believe rivals on the other end of Drakeo’s bravura taunts were the ones who were supposed to be feeling butterflies.

Moreno plays the role with tender bravura, as if she knows the value of a second chance.

From Time

That bravura piece of filmmaking, which broke the fourth wall and introduced a whole new layer of realism into a medium that was already wowing viewers with its uncanny verisimilitude, has been referenced frequently throughout the decades.

It’s the perfect vehicle for bravura direction and editing, without ever losing the momentum of each ridiculous and joyous stunt.

Moran does so with fearless honesty and bravura, but admits she was wary about oversharing when she wrote How to Be a Woman.

Even the films a little off the mainstream hype-track have an upbeat bravura, or unexpected hero-on-a-journey.

On the drama side, James Spader breaks into the Best Actor category for his bravura scenery chewing on The Blacklist.

He gives a bravura physical performance of the act of dying that can only have been born of extensive firsthand experience.

It was a perfectly played symphony of silhouette, color, and texture—a bravura performance, an aesthetic rarity.

Frulein Fichtner is more in the bravura than in the sentimental line, and she has a certain breadth, grasp, and freshness.

He sang bravura airs with a facility of vocalisation any prima donna might have envied.

After the overture Signora Palazzesi sang "with a bell-like, magnificent voice, and great bravura."

The brilliant bravura in which you gave the last line, immensely exciting as it was, is not correct.

I had taken refuge from the terrible bravura singing of the Major's strident prima donna in the back drawing-room.


On this page you'll find 672 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to bravura, such as: audacity, bravery, daring, determination, endurance, and fearlessness.

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