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Adjective: emboldened  im'bówl-dund or em'bówl-dund
  1. Made bold or courageous
    "He at first accepted several chances as they presented themselves in a small way, and was encouraged and emboldened by his success"
Verb: embolden  im'bówl-d(u)n or em'bówl-d(u)n
  1. Give encouragement to
    "Let the boldness of the wicked in their mischievous courses animate and embolden us in pious courses";
    - cheer, hearten, recreate

See also: bold

Type of: encourage