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embolden

em·bold·en

embolden

pronunciation:
ihm bol dihn
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: emboldened, emboldening, emboldens
definition: to make bold; encourage.
antonyms:
abash, discourage, dishearten
similar words:
encourage, fortify, nerve
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The word embolden contains the following part: