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Adjective: courageous  ku'rey-jus
  1. Possessing or displaying courage; able to face and deal with danger or fear without flinching
    "a frank courageous heart...triumphed over pain"; "set a courageous example by leading them safely into and out of enemy-held territory";
    - brave

See also: adventuresome, adventurous, bold, bottle [Brit, informal], braveness, bravery, courage, courageousness, desperate, fearless, gallant, game [informal], gamey, gamy, gritty, heroic, lionhearted, mettlesome, resolute, spirited, spunky [informal], stalwart, stouthearted, unafraid, undaunted, valiant, valorous

Antonym: fearful

Encyclopedia: Courageous