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emboldens

verb
present tense third-person singular of embolden

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to fill with courage or strength of purpose
  • his poor showing in his first swim meet just emboldened him to train even harder

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“Emboldens.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/emboldens. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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