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(verb) To foster boldness or courage in; encourage.

Synonyms: cheer, hearten

Usage: Emboldened by the success of his first novel, he started on a second.
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embolden

(verb) To foster boldness or courage in; encourage.

Synonyms: cheer, hearten

Usage: Emboldened by the success of his first novel, he started on a second.
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“Knocking knees are emboldened when they become bended knees before the Creator.”
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1/Give (someone) the courage or confidence to do something.
"Emboldened by the claret, he pressed his knee against hers"

Synonyms :
give courage
make brave/braver
encourage
hearten
strengthen
fortify
stiffen the resolve of
lift the morale of
rouse
stir
stimulate
cheer
rally
give confidence



2/Cause (a piece of text) to appear in a bold typeface.


"Center, embolden, and underline the heading"


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(verb) To foster boldness or courage in; encourage.
Synonyms: cheer, hearten
Usage: Emboldened by the success of his first novel, he started on a second


I've only heard people use this in a negative (accusatory) sense.
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Emel Rapchan
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Ashwin Vemuri
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embolden

(verb) To foster boldness or courage in; encourage.

Synonyms: cheer, hearten

Usage: Emboldened by the success of his first novel, he started on a second.
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