lion-hearted


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lion-hearted

adj
very brave; courageous
ˈlion-ˌheartedly adv
ˈlionˌheartedness n
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lion-hearted

adjective brave, daring, bold, heroic, courageous, stalwart, resolute, intrepid, valiant, dauntless, valorous He came back to produce a lion-hearted performance in the 200 metres.
cowardly, abject, spineless, gutless (informal), craven, timorous, pusillanimous, yellow (informal), faint-hearted, chickenshit (U.S. slang), chicken-hearted, lily-livered, wimpish or wimpy (informal)
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lion-hearted

[ˌlaɪənˈhɑːtɪd] ADJvaliente

lion-hearted

[ˈlaɪənˌhɑːtɪd] adjmolto coraggioso/a
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First I lost my brave and lion-hearted husband, who had every good quality under heaven, and whose name was great over all Hellas and middle Argos, and now my darling son is at the mercy of the winds and waves, without my having heard one word about his leaving home.
I, who have lost my brave and lion-hearted husband, who had every good quality under heaven, and whose name was great over all Hellas and middle Argos; and now my darling son has gone off on board of a ship--a foolish fellow who has never been used to roughing it, nor to going about among gatherings of men.
But I would have sacrificed the life of every man of us rather than desert a single red man, much less the lion-hearted hero who begged us to leave him.
King Richard died upon the battlefield, in such a way as properly became a lion-hearted king, as you yourself, no doubt, know; so, after a time, the Earl of Huntingdon--or Robin Hood, as we still call him as of old-- finding nothing for his doing abroad, came back to merry England again.
Far other was Hercules, my own brave and lion-hearted father, who came here for the horses of Laomedon, and though he had six ships only, and few men to follow him, sacked the city of Ilius and made a wilderness of her highways.
And the silver-shod goddess Thetis was subject to Peleus and brought forth lion-hearted Achilles, the destroyer of men.
Coronation Street We all knew dapper Henry was too good to be true, although we secretly hoped that lion-hearted Gemma had found someone genuine.
The lion-hearted 15 year-old bay stallion, owned by Gary and Beverley Widdowson, was also a huge personality in his own right, as he neighed at the fences when he came into the ring.
A LION-HEARTED club which has helped charities and good causes across Nuneaton and much further afield for decades is on the brink of closing.
RAWALPINDI -- Ample tributes and homage were paid to one of the lion-hearted soldiers that ever lived on this soil on his martyrdom day.
TV's Victoria Derbyshire has been lion-hearted about her cancer and her mastectomy.
As will their lion-hearted performance on Wednesday.