brave brāv ~ adjective

• possessing or exhibiting courage or courageous endurance verb (used with object)
• to meet or face courageously: to brave misfortunes
• to defy; challenge; dare

re·sil·ient  ri-zil-ee-uhnt ~ adjective

• springing back; rebounding
• returning to the original form or position after being bent, compressed, or stretched
• recovering readily from illness, depression, adversity, or the like; buoyant

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