bravery vs. bravado vs. bravura – The Correct Way to Use Each | Confusing Words
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Bravery

Definition:

a quality of spirit that enables you to face danger or pain without showing fear

Examples:

The firefighters showed bravery trying to save the child.

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Bravado

Definition:

a swaggering show of courage

Examples:

His tales of adventure are always told with bravado

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Bravura

Definition:

brilliant and showy technical skill

Examples:

in a final bravura the ballerina appeared to be floating in water

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