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verb 
  1. (transitive) Render (someone) more bold or courageous.
  2. (transitive) encourage, Encourage, inspire, or motivate.
  3. (transitive) Format text in bold type.
Etymology: bold, Bold + em- -en, prebilabial intensifying verbal circumfix.<ref name="OED-etym">The Oxford English Dictionary (2007) states that was formed by the simultaneous prefixing of en- (or in-) and suffixing of -en, which, by definition, constitutes circumfixation.</ref>


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