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hearten

verb

Definition of HEARTEN

to fill with courage or strength of purpose <thinking we were hopelessly lost, we were heartened by the sight of a familiar farmhouse>
Synonyms bear up, buck up, buoy (up), cheer (up), chirk (up), embolden, hearten, inspire, inspirit, steel

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