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bold

bold

 
 
pronunciation:
bold
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: bolder, boldest
definition 1: brave; daring.
The bold man jumped into the river to save the drowning child.
synonyms:
brave, courageous, daring, fearless
antonyms:
cowardly, safe, shy, timid
similar words:
adventurous, romantic
definition 2: imaginative; creative.
Einstein was one of the boldest thinkers of the twentieth century.
synonyms:
imaginative
similar words:
adventurous, creative, daring, defiant, enterprising, original
definition 3: easy to notice; attracting attention.
The artist painted a bold design on the wall.
synonyms:
showy
antonyms:
delicate
similar words:
gaudy
definition 4: not polite; rude.
His bold manner cost him his job.
synonyms:
forward
antonyms:
shy, timid
similar words:
fresh, impertinent, impudent, insolent, rude
definition 5: set in heavy type that stands out.
The word bold is in bold print.
derivations: boldly (adv.), boldness (n.)
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