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valiant

adjective adventurous, bold, brave, chivalric, chivalrous, courageous, daring, dashing, dauntless, fearless, gallant, gutsy, hero-like, heroic, knightly, lionhearted, nervy, reckless, self-assured, self-reliant, soldierly, stout, stouthearted, unalarmed, undaunted, valorous, virile
See also: heroic, indomitable, spartan, undaunted
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Valiance is a specialist growth capital investment firm based in London, backing serial entrepreneurs with excellent track records and assisting them through the growth stages of their businesses towards an exit.
BioPharm Systems and Valiance Partners, together, offer a comprehensive solution that can tackle even the most complex migrations and implementations.
There were numerous eye witnesses who recounted stories of police valiance in the face of grave danger that saved the lives of people.
A deserved 30-27 points winner on all three scorecards, Quigley's valiance had thrilling earned him a shot at the title but there he met a fresher man.
Successful active advocates never become satisfied with their efforts and understand that policy changes require continued valiance (Robinson & Moon, 2003).
The text identifies the old man on the sun-parched hill (and Aucklanders might recognize the War Memorial museum) as a 'straggler' with 'a chest load of medals and a leg full of shrapnel; that's what he got for his valiance.
In comparison to Hostpur's valiance, Hal's matter-of-factness is disappointing even in this moment of victory.
newspapers like the New York Times might laud such valiance, they
Mike de Kock's Valiance was eighth in the Jebel Al Sprint but is considerably better off at the weights.
DUBAI Mike de Kock, by far the most successful international trainer at the Dubai Carnival, saddles his first UAE runner of the season tonight when Valiance runs at Nad Al Sheba.
For the storytellers, this story proves the king's exemplary valiance and allows them to glorify him as "ung des plus hardiz homines qui soit en son royaulme" (269).
By providing lenses through which issues or problems in curriculum and instruction can be seen, curriculum inquiry not only helps us determine theoretical facets of curriculum as proposed by Eisner and Valiance, Pratt, or Tyler (20), but curriculum inquiry also gives us a way to connect language or teacher talk to curriculum and instruction.