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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To make ready for a jolt or shock; to prepare.

Usage examples (37)
  • Let us therefore brace ourselves to our duties, and so bear ourselves that, if the British Empire and its Commonwealth last for a thousand years, men will still say,...
  • brace your elbows while working on the potter's wheel
  • He wore a brace on his knee
  • The term brace, which imports a pair, was employed. for more
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