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  • v. Archaic form of embolden.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. See embolden.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as embolden.

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Examples

  • Why then doth the hurtfull pitty of our times imbolden and increase their numbers?

    A Coal From The Altar, To Kindle The Holy Fire of Zeale In a Sermon Preached at a Generall Visitation at Ipswich

  • Ladies to imbrace constancie, as to imbolden them in the refusal of dishonest sutes, for which if they do not acquire semblable honour, as this Lady did, yet they shall not be frustrate of the due reward incidente to honour, which is fame and immortall prayse.

    The Palace of Pleasure, Volume 1

  • And this is one hurt which the better ranke doe by their ill example; egge, and imbolden the lower ones to follow them to their losse: were it not better for Us greater persons to keepe Gods ordinance, & to shew the meaner their dutie in our good example?

    The Countesse of Lincolnes Nurserie

  • And this is one hurt which the better ranke doe by their ill example, egge, and imbolden the lower ones to follow them in their losse: were it not better for Us greater persons to keepe Gods ordinance, & to shew the meaner their dutie in our good example?

    The Countesse of Lincolnes Nurserie

  • And this is one hurt which the better ranke doe by their ill example; egge and imbolden the lower ones to follow them to their losse: were it not better for Us greater persons to keepe God's ordinance & to shew the meaner their dutie in our good example?

    The Countess of Lincolnes Nurserie: A Critical Edition

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