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synonyms for be bold

  • adventure
  • attempt
  • brave
  • endanger
  • endeavor
  • gamble
  • hazard
  • presume
  • risk
  • speculate
  • stake
  • try
  • undertake
  • venture
  • go ahead
  • make bold
  • pluck up
  • run the risk
  • take a chance
  • take heart
  • try one's hand
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antonyms for be bold

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  • abstain
  • ignore
  • be careful
  • hold back
  • refrain
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How to use be bold in a sentence

Then Paterno adroitly brought matters to a crisis in a bold peroration which changed the whole scene.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
M was a Miser, and hoarded up gold; N was a Nobleman, gallant and bold.
BOYS AND GIRLS BOOKSHELF; A PRACTICAL PLAN OF CHARACTER BUILDING, VOLUME I (OF 17)VARIOUS
"Buy something for your wife that-is-to-be," he said to his grand-nephew, as he handed him the folded paper.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
If we had shot 'em without discrimination, the cowards would have got bold, seein' that they weren't safer in rear than in front.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
She also played his Fourteenth Rhapsody with orchestral accompaniment in most bold and dashing style.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
Everything showed a rapid flight; even the would-be dinner of the guerrillas was found half cooked.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
There are some bold hights dignified as mountains below Coblentz, but the finest of the scenery is above.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
By one bold charge they must have crushed the defenders, if by sheer weight of numbers alone.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
A terrific yell of rage burst from every one, and each hastily threw something or other at the bold intruder.
HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE
His nature was bold and fitted to command, and to him is due, in a large degree, the proud position the Midland holds to-day.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO BE BOLD

  • adventure
  • attempt
  • be bold
  • brave
  • endanger
  • endeavor
  • gamble
  • go ahead
  • hazard
  • make bold
  • pluck up
  • presume
  • risk
  • run the risk
  • speculate
  • stake
  • take a chance
  • take heart
  • try
  • try one's hand
  • undertake
  • venture
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.