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Synonyms for embolden
ɛmˈboʊl dən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cheer, hearten, recreate, embolden(verb)

    give encouragement to

    Synonyms:
    recreate, vivify, jolly up, play, root on, reanimate, hearten, urge, renovate, cheer up, exhort, barrack, urge on, revivify, pep up, chirk up, animate, repair, revive, inspire, jolly along, quicken, cheer

Wiktionary

  1. embolden(verb)

    Synonyms:
    boldface

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. embolden

    Abet and instigate are now used almost without exception in a bad sense; one may incite either to good or evil. One incites or instigates to the doing of something not yet done, or to increased activity or further advance in the doing of it; one abets by giving sympathy, countenance, or substantial aid to the doing of that which is already projected or in process of commission. Abet and instigate apply either to persons or actions, incite to persons only; one incites a person to an action. A clergyman will advocate the claims of justice, aid the poor, encourage the despondent, support the weak, uphold the constituted authorities; but he will not incite to a quarrel, instigate a riot, or abet a crime. The originator of a crime often instigates or incites others to abet him in it, or one may instigate or incite others to a crime in the commission of which he himself takes no active part. Compare HELP.

    Synonyms:
    abet, advocate, aid, assist, countenance, encourage, incite, instigate, promote, sanction, support, uphold

    Antonyms:
    baffle, confound, counteract, denounce, deter, disapprove, disconcert, discourage, dissuade, expose, frustrate, hinder, impede, obstruct

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. embolden(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    encourage, animate, inspirit, reassure, make bold, give courage to

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How to use embolden in a sentence?

  1. Alan Dershowitz:

    I think President Donald Trump's President Donald Trump and President Donald Trump knows President Donald Trump can't win this election without the alt right -- without getting people to vote for him, whose views President Donald Trump disapproves of. But President Donald Trump hasn't had the courage to really stand up to the alt right in the way President Donald Trump should, there is a kind of fascist mentality in the world today. I don't worry that President Donald Trump will try to govern that way. I do worry that President Donald Trump will embolden and strengthen some of the fascist elements in our society.

  2. Stephen Mohr:

    The likely effect will be to embolden a shoot first, Wild West mentality.

  3. Shilan Shah:

    The result provides some reassurance to the BJP that its popularity remains intact, that could embolden the government to pursue reforms in future, including loosening foreign direct investment restrictions and moves toward privatization.

  4. Sinai Phase:

    It will embolden junta leader Prayuth to think he has millions of Thais behind him and it will extend military control not for one or two years but 20 years.

  5. Richard Blumenthal:

    This needs to empower and embolden the athletes who should feel they can come forward without fear of retaliation, and without intimidation.


Translations for embolden

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  • окуражавам, насърчавамBulgarian
  • encourager, enhardirFrench
  • प्रोत्साहित करनाHindi
  • moed geven, verstoutenDutch
  • ทำให้กล้าThai
  • emboldenVietnamese

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