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verb as in raise someone's spirits

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Ghabboun has been heartened by the outpouring of support, but he also hopes that others caught on the punitive end of the unemployment system can get access to the same specialized assistance that he has.

She had been heartened by how well some of her students took to remote learning — one girl flourished in the role of class moderator, overseeing the online chat box.

In the gloom the flash of missiles impacting in the distance heartened them.

The friendliness of their first Texas customers surprised and heartened the Kallisons.

Few will be heartened by the fact that the debt will oppress race-neutrally.

As someone who supports this basic agenda, I am heartened to see this maturation, and the shift in power that has come with it.

But she said she was heartened by those who came to her defense, including some members of Congress, friends, and the university.

But the sight of a fireplace and plenty of dry wood ready to flame up at the spurt of a match heartened them somewhat.

Whereupon, like Drake's men, heartened by prayer, they rose from their knees again to take another pull on the rope.

He patted Dafydd's shoulder and arm reassuringly, and perhaps felt heartened by his own words.

Glorious news heartened White and myself during the period of waiting for the Red Cross ship to sail.

Heartened by this circumstance Bertold and his followers returned to the attack when the diet met at Augsburg in 1500.


On this page you'll find 32 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to heartened, such as: inspire, energize, strengthen, embolden, comfort, and reassure.

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