bravely (adv.) Old form(s): braue, brauely
in fine clothes, splendidly dressed
AW II.i.29[Parolles to Bertram] An thy mind stand to't, boy, steal away bravely [primary sense: courageously]
KL IV.vi.198[Lear to Gentleman] I will die bravely, / Like a smug bridegroom [also: courageously]
TS I.ii.216.1[stage direction] Enter Tranio, bravely dressed as Lucentio
TS IV.iii.54[Petruchio to Katherina, of returning to her father's house] Will we ... revel it as bravely as the best
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