Definition of 'valiant'
Example sentences containing 'valiant'
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This revival does include valiant attempts at ignition. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Heroes prove valiant in battle but fickle as lovers. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Your valiant efforts could be a waste of energy. The Sun (2015)There have been various valiant attempts to sort things out. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Many valiant efforts to raise their visibility and sharpen accountability have failed. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The government is making a valiant attempt to reduce our deficit. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Her valiant efforts to bond are universally misunderstood. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But this is a valiant attempt to persuade us we ought to have done. Times, Sunday Times (2015)But he made a valiant attempt to put his life back together. The Sun (2012)His scratch crew put up a valiant battle but lost the series 4-2. Times, Sunday Times (2015)I suspect she made a shaky but valiant attempt. Times, Sunday Times (2011)They have been engaged in an epic, valiant battle that will be recorded by history in letters of light. Exploring language (6th edn) (1995)Her pain is a reminder of the very dangerous but important job our troops are doing and their valiant efforts to bring peace to Afghanistan. The Sun (2009)It's a valiant attempt that doesn't quite deliver. The Sun (2013)There were many others, some known heroes, others whose valiant deeds are written on the scroll of life. ONE HUNDRED DAYS (2003)It is gloom and doom at many tracks but the little Lake District track deserves a medal for its valiant efforts. The Sun (2011)Friends Reunited was a valiant attempt to diversify but ITV backed the wrong horse. The Sun (2009)
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Used Occasionally. valiant is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'valiant'
British English: valiant ADJECTIVE
A valiant action is very brave and determined, though it may lead to failure or defeat.
Despite valiant efforts by the finance minister, inflation rose to 36%.
Definition of valiant from the Collins English Dictionary
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