heartening

[ hahr-tn ]SEE DEFINITION OF heartening

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR HEARTENING

But it was all healthful, heartening work, and we enjoyed it to the full.

Somehow the very presence of this man had a heartening effect.

Or am I like a vagrant who has no possessions and no heartening expectations?

His hand dropped, with a heartening thump, on the shoulder of the stranger.

If she could only tell him something about Clara, something reassuring and heartening!

Then Carmichael and the elders beheld a heartening spectacle.

There is the brusquerie of heartening in Jeffard's rejoinder.

She braced her shoulders, and smiled her old sunny, heartening smile.

She felt as if she was going into open battle, and she wanted all the heartening she could get.

About him, in the mere sight of him, there was something known and heartening.

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