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Courage and boldness, as in battle; bravery.
[Middle English valour, from Old French, from Late Latin valor, from Latin valēre, to be strong; see wal- in Indo-European roots.]
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boldness or determination in facing danger.Also, esp. Brit., val′our.
[1350–1400; Middle English valo(u)r < Anglo-French < Late Latin valor worth = Latin val(ēre) to be of worth + -or -or1]
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|Noun||1.||valor - the qualities of a hero or heroine; exceptional or heroic courage when facing danger (especially in battle); "he showed great heroism in battle"; "he received a medal for valor"|
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1. The quality of mind enabling one to face danger or hardship resolutely:
braveness, bravery, courage, courageousness, dauntlessness, doughtiness, fearlessness, fortitude, gallantry, gameness, heart, intrepidity, intrepidness, mettle, nerve, pluck, pluckiness, spirit, stoutheartedness, undauntedness, valiance, valiancy, valiantness.
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