Examples of embolden in a Sentence
his poor showing in his first swim meet just emboldened him to train even harder
Recent Examples of embolden from the Web
Seeing the aftermath of the [Parkland] shooting and the reactions of the high school students emboldened him to stand up.
The actress, perhaps emboldened by speculation that the payment might constitute an unreported campaign contribution, has embarked on a series of legal and public-relations maneuvers designed to unshackle her.
Orioles shortstop Manny Machado showed up to camp emboldened by his position change and motivated to get back to his previous All-Star level in what could be his last year with the Orioles.
In the last year, emboldened white nationalists and neo-Nazis have marched through U.S. streets and grabbed national headlines.
But, emboldened by the change in Indiana's longstanding Sunday carryout alcohol sales laws, Twitter hopes a chicken sandwich on Sundays will be next.
Forwards who once might have been distracted enough by the specter of one of his bone-crushing hits seem to play emboldened.
That mindset, at times, breeds moral superiority, and the vocal self-righteousness is—like much today—emboldened by the anonymity of the internet.
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First Known Use of embolden
Synonym Discussion of embolden
- the teacher's praise encouraged the students to greater efforts
- patriots inspirited the people to resist
- a hospital patient heartened by good news
- emboldened by her first success, she tried an even more difficult climb
EMBOLDEN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of embolden for English Language Learners
: to make (someone) more confident
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