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The well-documented marginalization of India’s Muslim community and its deep enmity with Pakistan have further emboldened the Islamic republic’s military hard-liners.Revisiting Pakistan’s tangle of contradictions and violence|Bilal Qureshi|December 11, 2020|Washington Post
An idea designed to embolden Democrats ended up flummoxing them, which played out again last night.The Trailer: What went unsaid in Wednesday's vice-presidential debate|David Weigel|October 8, 2020|Washington Post
At the same time, Turkey’s full-blooded support of Azerbaijan in the conflict has emboldened its capital, Baku, analysts say, and chipped away at Moscow’s influence over the Azeri leadership.
The rush of stimulus spending by developed world governments has emboldened development economists to call for a reconsideration of public sector financing.Econ 3.0? What economists can contribute to (and learn from) the pandemic|Claire Beatty|September 28, 2020|MIT Technology Review
The sense that money and technology can overcome nature has emboldened Americans.Climate Change Will Force a New American Migration|by Abrahm Lustgarten, photography by Meridith Kohut|September 15, 2020|ProPublica
With each success the right has seen, they have become more embolden and pushed for even more radical laws.
No strike would only embolden Hezbollah, which could then decide on key military and security appointments in the next government.
Weakening this norm could embolden other regimes to acquire or use chemical weapons.Hagel: America Can’t Let Hezbollah Get Chemical Weapons|Josh Rogin|September 3, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Embolden your will, hone your mind, and speak the truth as it speaks to you.Letter to a Young Critic: William Giraldi Defends True Criticism|William Giraldi|September 5, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Did their increased confidence about Iron Dome embolden Israeli leaders to kill Qaisi?
And I have given this tedious detail to urge and embolden others to remonstrate against it.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley
It will embolden them to renewed opposition to the will of the loyal masses, believing that they have the Executive with them.The Memoirs of General P. H. Sheridan, Complete|General Philip Henry Sheridan
Time and reason will rectify the first; but time, and even reason, will but harden and embolden the latter.Camilla|Fanny Burney
Madam Dupin, amiable as she was, was serious and unanimated; I found nothing in her manners sufficiently alluring to embolden me.The Confessions of J. J. Rousseau, Complete|Jean Jacques Rousseau
They embolden to further abuse, and they weaken both the power and the effect of disavowal.From the Easy Chair, series 3|George William Curtis