Definition of 'embolden'
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It is a world in which fellow populists from France to the Philippines feel suddenly emboldened while those used to power are reeling. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Only by talking up the economy would business leaders feel emboldened to invest. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It leaves him feeling empowered and emboldened. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This is because investors will now feel emboldened to vote down the incentives without any fear of jeopardising the transaction itself. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Like it or not, unions are feeling emboldened. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He now faces an emboldened opposition as Russians show increasing impatience. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Forecasters feel quite emboldened about next week's prospects because different computer forecast models are coming up with similar answers. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It makes me feel emboldened. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But let's get back to a newly emboldened Cameron. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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