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
And cheaters are emboldened as culprits walk and the USDA organic seal loses credibility.
This, of course, was hilarious to Cowboys fans, who had been emboldened by a postseason berth in Dak Prescott’s rookie season and an opening-week trouncing of the supposedly fearsome New York Giants.
Despite the point difference, the merengues come emboldened after beating Brazilian side Gremio in the final of the FIFA Club World Cup in the United Arab Emirates.
The Pro-Life movement has been increasingly emboldened in recent years.
When her contract with Vision Russell ended, Floyd decided to continue her community work with the Center for Neighborhoods, a Louisville nonprofit that works to embolden community leaders.
But since Trump's victory last year, banking lobbyists have felt emboldened to get some of the rules repealed or replaced altogether.
The posture has emboldened Republicans in their push for more logging.
Still, the fact that a MEAC school felt emboldened enough to foul in the final minute in hopes of a comeback said a lot about how bad Iowa State played.
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First Known Use of embolden
Synonymsbear up, buck up, buoy (up), cheer (up), chirk (up), encourage, hearten, inspire, inspirit, steel
Antonymsdaunt, discourage, dishearten, dispirit
Related Wordsanimate, enliven, invigorate; enforce, fortify, reinforce (also reenforce), strengthen; assure, reassure; boost, energize, excite, galvanize, provoke, quicken, rally, stimulate, stir
Near Antonymsdemoralize, depress, sadden; debilitate, enfeeble, hamstring, undermine, weaken; intimidate, psych (out)
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
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