"braver" in the adjective sense
1. brave, courageous
possessing or displaying courage able to face and deal with danger or fear without flinching
"Familiarity with danger makes a brave man braver but less daring"- Herman Melville
"a frank courageous heart...triumphed over pain"- William Wordsworth
"set a courageous example by leading them safely into and out of enemy-held territory"
2. audacious, brave, dauntless, fearless, hardy, intrepid, unfearing
invulnerable to fear or intimidation
"fearless reporters and photographers"
3. brave, braw, gay
brightly colored and showy
"girls decked out in brave new dresses"
"brave banners flying"
"`braw' is a Scottish word"
"a dress a bit too gay for her years"
"birds with gay plumage"
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