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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Strong and brave.

Usage examples (40)
  • doughty families, hugging old musty quarrels to their hearts, buffet each other from generation to generation.
  • When did hear King Gunther/how called the doughty man
  • Hrosshild of the Wolfings, for she was well-known as a doughty woman.
  • In curt terms the doughty mayor refused to do so, stating there was not in the city of New for more
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  • The "dowdy" (dressed poorly) stranger seemed to be "dotty" (slightly mad or eccentric) because he was dressed in "doty" (decayed or discolored) rags. But he was really a "doughty" (brave) veteran of the last war.
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