embolden[ em-bohl-duh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF embolden
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The repulse of our army at Fredericksburg will embolden them.
Instead of softening and conciliating, they but embolden and harden them.
That was enough to embolden me, and at the same time make me mad.
We took another turn around Washington Square, trying to embolden ourself enough to go in and tell the consul all this.
And this unexpected accusation, instead of frightening her, only served to embolden her.
Happily there are things which help to sustain and embolden the soldier in that terrible trial.
But we will mention four reasons which should embolden any friend of temperance in urging it upon others.
But yet Cortes for all hys payne and hurt, ceassed not to embolden & encourage hys Souldyers, who set afreshe vpon the enimies.
It will embolden them to renewed opposition to the will of the loyal masses, believing that they have the Executive with them.
Time and reason will rectify the first; but time, and even reason, will but harden and embolden the latter.