Meaning of VALOUR in English

VALOUR

noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

well

Having seen his ally overwhelmed in this startling fashion, Count Vulgrin decided that discretion was the better part of valour .

A community famed for exuberant high living suddenly decided that austerity was the better part of valour .

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

discretion is the better part of valour

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

An act of conspicuous valour , in the tradition of St George, might help both her and him.

Having seen his ally overwhelmed in this startling fashion, Count Vulgrin decided that discretion was the better part of valour .

If you can't avoid trouble, then throw valour to the winds and run.

Now his torso rested in a cup-shaped cart adorned with valour tassels and therapeutic seals.

The young pedlar cast him a wary glance and apparently decided on practicality over valour .

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