encouraged

[ en-kur-ij, -kuhr- ]SEE DEFINITION OF encouraged

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Encouraged by the shouts of the multitude, who were crying to Cleon, "Why don't you go and do it?"

I encouraged him to so on, and we drank together, until he let me into his whole plan.

Be encouraged by recollecting who observes and who can repay you.

It is too apt to govern itself by what a bold spirit is encouraged to expect of it.

Pasta, on hearing her sing, encouraged her, and recommended a teacher.

While that hope is encouraged by so many worthy friends, I must persevere.

He passed among the lads of his own age, and encouraged them.

She helped in his education, and encouraged him to write verse.

Mr. Burrows would be disappointed in him; he had encouraged him to study.

It looked upon her, that face; it invited, it encouraged, while it thrilled and subdued.

WORD ORIGIN

early 15c., from Old French encoragier "make strong, hearten," from en- "make, put in" (see en- (1)) + corage (see courage). Related: Encouraged; encouraging.

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