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brave and resolute; dauntless.
stout′-heart′ed•ly, adv.
stout′-heart′ed•ness, n.
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[ˈstaʊtˈhɑːtɪd] ADJvaliente, resuelto
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[ˌstaʊtˈhɑːtɪd] adj (liter) → coraggioso/a, valoroso/a
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(staut) adjective
1. strong or thick. a stout stick.
2. brave and resolute. stout resistance; stout opposition.
3. fat. He's getting stout.
ˌstout-ˈhearted adjective
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References in classic literature ?
Are ye stout-hearted? NOT the courage before witnesses, but anchorite and eagle courage, which not even a God any longer beholdeth?
Cold souls, mules, the blind and the drunken, I do not call stout-hearted. He hath heart who knoweth fear, but VANQUISHETH it; who seeth the abyss, but with PRIDE.
And they readily heard and obeyed their dear daughter, and told her all that was destined to happen touching Cronos the king and his stout-hearted son.
And she bare him a stout-hearted son, Atlas: also she bare very glorious Menoetius and clever Prometheus, full of various wiles, and scatter-brained Epimetheus who from the first was a mischief to men who eat bread; for it was he who first took of Zeus the woman, the maiden whom he had formed.
'No, no, to be sure,' replied the Jew; 'you were too stout-hearted for that.
Even the heavy John was not unmoved by the beauty of their road, while the bowman whistled lustily or sang snatches of French love songs in a voice which might have scared the most stout-hearted maiden that ever hearkened to serenade.
And when they want to do some serious, stout-hearted music, they can do that, too.
Why this humble kid from the boondocks was worthy of a precious invite from Danny 'Sir John' Isla, the stout-hearted founding president of Lexus Manila Inc., remains a mystery that even Holmes, if not Copperfield, could not unlock to this day.
Oman was all over the Uzbek half in the second half and should have scored on several occasions, but for some stout-hearted defending from Uzbekistan.
While the Ospreys have struggled in 2017-18, Hassler has played consistently well, with his ultra-direct style causing problems for the most stout-hearted defenders.
This was not uncommon in our world: Her mother, barely 5 feet tall and voted "Most Beautiful" at the "W," carried a handgun when taking my grandfather's stockyard profits to the bank; Evelyn, our stout-hearted maid, expertly shot the hat of off a drunk threatening to steal her baby; and our relatives, the elderly Bourgeois sisters, who had the jewelry store on Jackson's Capitol Street, once demonstrated what potential thieves would face by pulling from beneath the diamond counter a glossy Smith and Wesson.
More than ever, in these tasteless and dark times, we need stout-hearted men and women who persist and persevere as the salt of the earth and the light of the world, in spite of persecution, intimidation and defamation.