English Thesaurus

Synonyms of 'valiant'

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

in the sense of bold
Definition
courageous, confident, and fearless
She becomes a bold, daring rebel.
in the sense of courageous
Definition
showing courage
She is clearly a very tough and courageous woman.
in the sense of dauntless
Definition
fearless
Perseverance and dauntless courage brought them to their goal.

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