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Frequently a citizen became overbold and visited his old haunts instead of remaining safely, even if monotonously, at home.
OVERLAND REDHENRY HERBERT KNIBBS
We were none of us overbold; our faith was not strong enough to run the risk of spoiling the illusion.
The priest, also, frequently carries a sharpened s s reed in the hope of encountering some overbold demon.
THE MANBOS OF MINDANOJOHN M. GARVAN
She spoke with well-studied hesitancy, like a child that, in preferring an overbold request, fears denial in the very utterance.
UNDER THE WITCHES' MOONNATHAN GALLIZIER
For a staid and modest man is far better, than one who is overbold and venturesome.
Trent's careless manner which had sometimes seemed overbold in a chauffeur was now explained.
Like all superficially timid people, he was overbold once his timidity was conquered.
SHADOWS OF FLAMESAMELIE RIVES
When one got to know him well one could only tell it by his half-closed eyes and his overbold behavior to women.
L'ASSOMMOIREMILE ZOLA
Overbold, audacious; overhang, impend; overweigh, preponderate.
This is founded on—and as usual spiritualized from—the passage in Bion (p. 64); 'For why, ah overbold!
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