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embolden


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Embolden  \Em*bold"en\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Emboldened};  p.  pr 
  &  vb  n.  {Emboldening}.] 
  To  give  boldness  or  courage  to  to  encourage.  --Shak. 
 
  The  self-conceit  which  emboldened  him  to  undertake  this 
  dangerous  office.  --Sir  W. 
  Scott. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  embolden 
  v  :  give  encouragement  to  [syn:  {cheer},  {hearten},  {recreate}] 
  [ant:  {dishearten}] 




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