Emboldening
Embolden Em*bold"en, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Emboldened}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Emboldening}.] To give boldness or courage to; to encourage. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

The self-conceit which emboldened him to undertake this dangerous office. --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster]


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