He looked at her as he said this, but instantly withdrew his eyes, fearing he had been overbold.
But in my error I had blundered, overbold, and I tried to explain confusedly.
Overbold, audacious; overhang, impend; overweigh, preponderate.
He said, reddening: "I almost fear to tell thee, lest thou think me overbold and be angry with me."
Why art thou so overbold, Frithiof, ...