Bravo in a sentence

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Definition of Bravo

  • A daring villain; a bandit; one who sets law at defiance; a professional assassin or murderer.
  • Well done! excellent! an exclamation expressive of applause.
  • a cry of approval as from an audience at the end of great performance
  • a murderer (especially one who kills a prominent political figure) who kills by a surprise attack and often is hired to do the deed
  • applaud with shouts of `bravo' or `brava'

How to use bravo in a sentence. Bravo pronunciation.

Upon his head was a hat with a high peak, somewhat of the kind which the Spaniards call _calane_, so much in favour with the bravos of Seville and Madrid.
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There had been a curious catching sensation in his throat, and his breath had come as he glanced once down into the blue haze in an ice gulf; but he breathed more freely as firm snow and then solid rock was reached; and the descent continued, no allusion being made to the perilous bit, though on glancing at the guide once he received a nod which evidently meant: "Bravo! well done!
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Bravo! this will throw old Hugh off the track a bit also.
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To that time in Lewis's life belongs this book, The Bravo of Venice; which was published in 1804, when the writer's age was twenty-nine.
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The stranger turned hastily towards them; the bravo started up and fled; the beggar smiled.
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He was aware of the bravo, whom he struck to the ground that night, and whom two companions of a similar stamp had now joined.
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Scarcely were the bravoes seated, when Cinthia (for that was the young woman's name) was again summoned to the door; and the company was now increased by two new-comers, who examined their unknown guest from head to foot.
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The five bravoes stepped aside, and consulted together.
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All loved, all valued him, for his extraordinary talents for a bravo's trade, to which he seemed peculiarly adapted, not only by his wonderful strength of body, but by the readiness of his wit, and his never- failing presence of mind.
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Speak but the word, and I murder half the senators of Venice; but still-" "Fool! know, the bravo must be above crediting the nurse's antiquated tales of vice and virtue.
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The father is dead, and the son is a Venetian bravo!
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Hear me, if your ghosts are permitted to wander near me, hear me swear that the bravo shall not disgrace the origin, nor render vain the hopes which soothed you in the bitterness of death.
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THE BRAVO, ABELLINO," he said, and rushed out of the arbour.
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The kiss which she had received from the bravo afforded them an excellent opportunity for throwing out a few malicious insinuations.
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Cinthia returned; the four bravoes followed her, yawning, grumbling, and still half asleep.
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He who chooses to play the bravo's part on the great theatre of the world must not be afraid of death, whether it comes at the hands of the physician or the executioner.
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We are bravoes, it's true; but what then?
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I was soon convinced that he was not ignorant of the lurking-place of the bravoes, and by means of some gold and many fair speeches, I at length brought him to confess that though not regularly belonging to the band, he had occasionally been employed by them.
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Greatly did they admire his courage and unshaken presence of mind while engaged in so perilous an adventure; but still more were they astonished at his penetration in discovering where the bravoes concealed themselves, an attempt which foiled even the keen wits of the so much celebrated police of Venice.
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This comes from the Venetian Bravo, ABELLINO.
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Examples of Bravo

Example #1
Now when I have added that Mr. Petulengro had on a very fine white holland shirt, I think I have described his array.
Example #2
Under his left arm was a long black whalebone riding-whip, with a red lash, and an immense silver knob.
Example #3
Then a ledge of ice had to be cautiously approached and passed, one angle where there was barely foothold calling for all Saxe's fortitude; but he passed it bravely and fought very hard not to show that he had felt a slight attack of nerves.
Example #4
After some stiff work a great couloir was reached, one which led well down in the direction the guide was now taking, and along this gully they managed to glide in safety, though twice over great stones came bounding down from the black crags overhead.
Example #5
And then, Alan Hawke joyously realized how easily the light-headed world can be fooled to the top of its bent by the hollow trick of a bit of mystery play.
Example #6
When the silly Swiss woman is the partner of an innocent secret, she is mine to control!