lionhearted


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li·on·heart·ed

 (lī′ən-här′tĭd)
adj.
Extraordinarily courageous.
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li•on•heart•ed

(ˈlaɪ ənˌhɑr tɪd)

adj.
exceptionally courageous or brave.
[1700–10]
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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