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[en-hahr-tn] /ɛnˈhɑr tn/
verb (used with object)
to hearten.
Origin of enhearten
First recorded in 1600-10; en-1 + hearten Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • A card on the trunk of a tree, announcing curtly, "Dogs not allowed," seemed to enhearten him.

  • The doctrine of averages and of probabilities comes along to guide and to enhearten the investor.

    Principles of Political Economy Arthur Latham Perry
  • But he still had his letter in his pocket, and in time that served to enhearten him.

    Clementina A.E.W. Mason

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