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01. Our new puppy is becoming quite [bold], and has started to play with our old dog sometimes.
02. The soldiers marched [boldly] into battle, despite being heavily outnumbered.
03. We need politicians who are [bold] enough and honest enough to say what they really mean to do if elected.
04. His [boldness] in business has won him lots of money, but cost him lots of friends.
05. The painting features [bold], colorful strokes.
06. In a [bold] move, the driver sped past the competition on the last curve and won the race.
07. The words in [bold] are defined in the glossary at the back of the book.
08. You can highlight words in [bold] by pressing control plus b on your keyboard.
09. The young man was [emboldened] by the girl's loving regard to kiss her once more.
10. [Emboldened] by a couple of bottles of beer, he finally got up the courage to ask a girl to dance.
11. The little kitten [boldly] attacked his mother's tail while she slept.
12. The five-year mission of the U.S.S. Enterprise, on the television show "Star Trek," was to explore strange new worlds, to seek out new life and new civilizations; to [boldly] go where no man has gone before.
13. The soca music of Barbados blends soul with calypso, making a dance music with [bold] rhythms.
14. Basil King once stated, "Be [bold] and mighty powers will come to your aid."
15. A Danish proverb advises, "Act honestly, and answer [boldly]."
16. A Latin proverb observes that fortune favors the [bold], but abandons the timid.
17. Marcus Annaeus Lucanus once remarked that [boldness] can mask great fear.
18. Timon of Athens once claimed that nothing [emboldens] sin so much as mercy.
19. German philosopher Goethe once said, "Plunge [boldly] into the thick of life!"
20. Victor Hugo wrote that the first symptom of love in a young man is timidity; in a girl [boldness].
21. People are never so [bold] as when they are in a gang.
22. In 1999, UNICEF took the [bold] step of starting home schools for children in Afghanistan at a time when girls were not allowed to attend public school.

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  • bold — [bəuld US bould] adj comparative bolder superlative boldest ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(person/action)¦ 2¦(manner/appearance)¦ 3¦(colours/shapes)¦ 4¦(lines/writing)¦ 5¦(printed letters)¦ 6 make/be so bold (as to do something) 7 if I may be so bold ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [: Old …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Bold — (рус. смелый, храбрый)  многозначный термин. Bold  разговорное сокращение названия телесериала «Дерзкие и красивые» (англ. The Bold and the Beautiful). Bold  альбом одноимённой хардкор панк группы, записанный в 1989 году.… …   Википедия

  • Bold — steht für: Bold (Täuschkörper), eine Abwehrwaffe deutscher U Boote Bold (Band), eine US amerikanische Hardcore Punkband Bold (Botoșani), Dorf im Kreis Botoșani (Rumänien) Bold ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Boldbaatar Bold Erdene (*… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Bold — (b[=o]ld), a. [OE. bald, bold, AS. bald, beald; akin to Icel. ballr, OHG. bald, MHG. balt, D. boud, Goth. bal[thorn]ei boldness, It. baldo. In Ger. there remains only bald, adv. soon. Cf. {Bawd}, n.] 1. Forward to meet danger; venturesome;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • BOLD — steht für: Blood Oxygen Level Dependency, einen physikalischen Effekt der sich für ein bildgebendes Verfahren in der Medizin nutzen lässt Bold steht für: Bold (Täuschkörper), eine Abwehrwaffe deutscher U Boote Bold ist der Nachname folgender… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • bold — bold·en; bold·face; bold·ly; bold·ness; em·bold·en; ko·bold; bold; …   English syllables

  • bold — [bōld] adj. [ME < OE beald, bold, brave, akin to Ger bald: orig. sense, “swollen up” < IE base * bhel : see BALL1] 1. showing a readiness to take risks or face danger; daring; fearless 2. too free in behavior or manner; taking liberties;… …   English World dictionary

  • bold — ► ADJECTIVE 1) confident and courageous. 2) dated audacious; impudent. 3) (of a colour or design) strong or vivid. 4) (of type) having thick strokes. ► NOUN ▪ a bold typeface. ● be so bold as to …   English terms dictionary

  • bold — BOLD, bolduri, s.n. (reg.) 1. Ac cu măciulie, ac cu gămălie. ♦ Vârf ascuţit. ♦ Cui de metal cu măciulie ornamentală. 2. Băţ ascuţit cu care se îndeamnă vitele. ♦ Împunsătură, înţepătură (dată cu acest băţ). 3. (înv.) Imbold. 4. (reg.) Element de… …   Dicționar Român

  • bold — (adj.) O.E. beald (W.Saxon), bald (Anglian) bold, brave, confident, strong, from P.Gmc. *balthaz (Cf. O.H.G. bald bold, swift, in names such as Archibald, Leopold, Theobald; Goth. balþei boldness; O.N. ballr frightful, dangerous ), perhaps from… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Bold — Bold, v. t. To make bold or daring. [Obs.] Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English