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Extraordinarily courageous.


(ˈlaɪ ənˌhɑr tɪd)

exceptionally courageous or brave.
li′on•heart`ed•ness, n.
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Adj.1.lionhearted - extraordinarily courageous
brave, courageous - possessing or displaying courage; able to face and deal with danger or fear without flinching; "Familiarity with danger makes a brave man braver but less daring"- Herman Melville; "a frank courageous heart...triumphed over pain"- William Wordsworth; "set a courageous example by leading them safely into and out of enemy-held territory"


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He has given up the striped jacket and runs from T5 this time but with the early paced Lionhearted Andy in T6 it will mean that he should have nothing to worry about on his outside and Andy will provide the perfect sitting target for The Spy to chase down, probably by as early as the third bend.
Another bowler who has to be commended for his lionhearted show, albeit for a losing cause, was Ashok Dinda of Pune Warriors.
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