embolden

US [ɪmˈboʊld(ə)n]
UK [ɪmˈbəʊld(ə)n]
  • v.鼓励;〈正式〉壮胆子
  • Web使大胆;使有胆量;给……壮胆
Simple Present:emboldens  Present Participle:emboldening  Past Tense:emboldened  
embolden
v.
1.
[usupass]
使增加勇气;使更有胆量;使更有信心to make sb feel braver or more confident
Emboldened by the wine, he went over to introduce himself to her.
他借酒壮胆,走上前去向她作自我介绍。
With such a majority, the administration was emboldened to introduce radical new policies.
政府有了这大多数人的支持,才敢推行激进的新政策。
2.
~ sth
将(文本)变成粗体to make a piece of text appear in bold print

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Definition:
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