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  • n. Plural form of boldness.


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  • Then he warmed to it, and smoothly set out all his shifts, malices, and treacheries, his extreme boldnesses (he was desperate bold); his retreats, shufflings, and counterfeitings (he was also inconceivably a coward); his lack of gear and honour; his despair at their loss; his remedies, and well-coloured contrivances.

    Puck of Pook’s Hill

  • An absolute conviction, or rather the enthusiasm, which freed him from even the possibility of doubt, shrouded all these boldnesses.

    The Life of Jesus

  • Despite certain boldnesses which had caused anxiety, the Sorbonne had reason to compliment the great naturalist.

    A Popular History of France from the Earliest Times, Volume 6

  • "I would advise against similar boldnesses in the future, however.

    Rogue Of Gor


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