HyperDic: embolden

English > 1 sense of the word embolden:
VERBemotionembolden, cheer, hearten, recreategive encouragement to
embolden > pronunciation
Soundsehmbow'ldahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > embolden: 1 sense > verb 1, emotion
MeaningGive encouragement to.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
ModelThe good news will embolden her
Synonymscheer, hearten, recreate
Narrowertake heart, buck upgain courage
Broaderencourageinspire with confidence
Oppositedishearten, put offtake away the enthusiasm of
Spanishalegrar, alentar, animar, dar ánimos, envalentonar, recrear
Catalanalegrar-se, alegrar, animar, encoratjar, envalentir, reanimar-se

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