Synonyms of 'valiant'
very bravevaliant attempts by neighbours and firefighters to rescue them
brave people who dare to challenge the tyrannical regimes
The heroic sergeant risked his life to rescue 29 fishermen.
She is clearly a very tough and courageous woman.
She becomes a bold, daring rebel.
brave and fearless soldiers
gallant soldiers who gave their lives
an intrepid space traveller
The plucky schoolgirl amazed doctors by hanging on to life.
doughty (old-fashioned), ,
doughty campaigns for the underprivileged
He is a redoubtable fighter.
Perseverance and dauntless courage brought them to their goal.
He came back to produce a lion-hearted performance in the 200 metres.
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in the sense of bold
courageous, confident, and fearlessShe becomes a bold, daring rebel.
in the sense of courageous
showing courageShe is clearly a very tough and courageous woman.
in the sense of dauntless
fearlessPerseverance and dauntless courage brought them to their goal.
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Thesaurus for valiant from the Collins English Thesaurus
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