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See definition of bolder on Dictionary.com
  • adj.brave
  • adj.brazen, insolent
  • adj.bright, striking

synonyms for bolder

  • adventurous
  • audacious
  • courageous
  • daring
  • fearless
  • heroic
  • resolute
  • bantam
  • forward
  • gallant
  • assuming
  • aweless
  • dauntless
  • enterprising
  • intrepid
  • unafraid
  • undaunted
  • valiant
  • valorous

antonyms for bolder

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  • afraid
  • cautious
  • cowardly
  • fearful
  • meek
  • shy
  • timid
  • unadventurous
  • weak
  • faint
  • fair
  • light
  • quiet
  • reticent
  • retiring
  • timorous
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How to use bolder in a sentence

I ne'er heard yet that any of these bolder vices wanted less impudence to gainsay what they did, than to perform it first.
PEARLS OF THOUGHTMATURIN M. BALLOU
Probably his retreat would be cut off by some similar device, so the bolder expedient of an advance offered the better chance.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
Liszt, bolder than Heine, makes the attempt to portray them, and writes like an inspired poet.
FREDERICK CHOPIN AS A MAN AND MUSICIANFREDERICK NIECKS
And though his attempts to enter into closer communication grew bolder, he could not crack the barrier which kept them apart.
STAR BORNANDRE NORTON
Finally the bottle came to an Indian who was somewhat bolder than the rest, or who feared to offend the white man.
THE STORY OF THE THIRTEEN COLONIESH. A. (HLNE ADELINE) GUERBER
I have made bolder words good before now,” returned Robin, “and that against better adversaries.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON - SWANSTON EDITION VOL. 10 (OF 25)ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
But in the problem plays of the past it finds the material it fain would see applied to a bolder, unequivocal purpose.
THE ONLOOKER, VOLUME 1, PART 2VARIOUS
In fact, much more advanced and bolder in his conceptions than the others.
DEVIL'S FORDBRET HARTE
Then he could make a bolder and cleverer plan than any man of them all.
TRENT'S LAST CASEE.C. (EDMUND CLERIHEW) BENTLEY
But to-day she was bolder from the consciousness within her that she was not yet wholly forsaken.
THE LIFE OF THOMAS WANLESS, PEASANTALEXANDER JOHNSTONE WILSON
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