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 for bravery
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Bravery \Brav"er*y\, n. [Cf. F. braverie.]
     1. The quality of being brave; fearless; intrepidity.
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              Remember, sir, my liege, . . .
              The natural bravery of your isle.     --Shak.
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     2. The act of braving; defiance; bravado. [Obs.]
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              Reform, then, without bravery or scandal of former
              times and persons.                    --Bacon.
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     3. Splendor; magnificence; showy appearance; ostentation;
        fine dress.
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              With scarfs and fans and double change of bravery.
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              Like a stately ship . . .
              With all her bravery on, and tackle trim. --Milton.
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     4. A showy person; a fine gentleman; a beau. [Obs.]
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              A man that is the bravery of his age. --Beau. & Fl.
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     Syn: Courage; heroism; interpidity; gallantry; valor;
          fearlessness; dauntlessness; hardihood; manfulness. See
          Courage, and Heroism.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a quality of spirit that enables you to face danger or pain
           without showing fear [syn: courage, courageousness,
           bravery, braveness] [ant: cowardice, cowardliness]
      2: feeling no fear [syn: fearlessness, bravery] [ant:
         fear, fearfulness, fright]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  75 Moby Thesaurus words for "bravery":
     Dutch courage, Sunday best, boldness, braveness, chiffon,
     chivalrousness, chivalry, clinquant, conspicuous gallantry,
     courage, courageousness, daring, determination, doughtiness,
     fearlessness, festoons, finery, firmness, folderol, foofaraw,
     fortitude, frilliness, frilling, frills, frills and furbelows,
     frippery, froufrou, full dress, fuss, gaiety, gallantness,
     gallantry, gallantry under fire, gaudery, gilding, gilt,
     gingerbread, greatheartedness, heroicalness, heroism,
     indomitability, intrepidity, intrepidness, knightliness,
     lionheartedness, machismo, manfulness, manhood, manliness,
     martial spirit, military spirit, paste, pinchbeck, pluck,
     pot-valor, prowess, regalia, resoluteness, resolution,
     soldierly quality, stalwartness, staunchness, stoutheartedness,
     stoutness, superfluity, tinsel, trappings, trickery, trumpery,
     valiance, valiancy, valor, valorousness, virtue, war paint

From Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary :

     (Isa. 3:18), an old English word meaning comeliness or beauty.

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