Meaning of bravura

bra•vu•ra

Pronunciation: (bru-vyoor'u, -voor'uIt.brä-v&oomacr'rä), [key]
— n., pl. adj. -ras, -re
—n.
  1. a florid passage or piece requiring great skill and spirit in the performer.
  2. a display of daring; brilliant performance.
—adj.
  1. spirited; florid; brilliant (applied chiefly to vocal but occasionally to instrumental compositions).
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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