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bola tie | bolanci | bolar | bolas | bolbitis | bold | bold eagle | bold face | bold faced | bold fmri | bold-faced

bold

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6 in 6 verses (in OT : 4 in 4 verses) (in NT : 2 in 2 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

bolda. [OE. bald, bold, AS. bald, beald; akin to Icel. ballr, OHG. bald, MHG. balt, D. boud, Goth. bal boldness, It. baldo. In Ger. there remains only bald, adv. soon. Cf. Bawd, n.].
  •  Forward to meet danger; venturesome; daring; not timorous or shrinking from risk; brave; courageous.  [1913 Webster]
    "Throngs of knights and barons bold."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Exhibiting or requiring spirit and contempt of danger; planned with courage; daring; vigorous.  Milton.  [1913 Webster]
  •  In a bad sense, too forward; taking undue liberties; over assuming or confident; lacking proper modesty or restraint; rude; impudent.  [1913 Webster]
    "Thou art too wild, too rude and bold of voice."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Somewhat overstepping usual bounds, or conventional rules, as in art, literature, etc.; taking liberties in composition or expression; as, the figures of an author are bold.  Waller.  [1913 Webster]
    "The cathedral church is a very bold work."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Standing prominently out to view; markedly conspicuous; striking the eye; in high relief.  [1913 Webster]
    "Shadows in painting . . . make the figure bolder."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Steep; abrupt; prominent.  [1913 Webster]
    "Where the bold cape its warning forehead rears."  [1913 Webster]
boldv. t. 
     To make bold or daring.  Shak.  [1913 Webster]
boldv. i. 
     To be or become bold.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

bold, adj.
1 confidently assertive; adventurous, courageous.
2 forthright, impudent.
3 vivid, distinct, well-marked (bold colours; a bold imagination).
4 Printing (in full bold-face or -faced) printed in a thick black typeface.

Idiom
as bold as brass excessively bold or self-assured. make (or be) so bold as to presume to; venture to.
Derivative
boldly adv. boldness n.
Etymology
OE bald dangerous f. Gmc

THESAURUS

bold

abrupt, adventurous, arrant, arrogant, audacious, aweless, barefaced, blatant, bluff, bold as brass, bold-spirited, boldfaced, bossed, bossy, brash, brassy, brave, brazen, brazenfaced, breakneck, bumptious, challenging, chased, cheeky, chivalric, chivalrous, clear, cocky, confident, conspicuous, contemptuous, contumelious, courageous, daredevil, daring, dauntless, death-defying, defiant, defying, derisive, disdainful, disregardful, distinct, doughty, embossed, eminent, emissile, enterprising, excrescent, excrescential, exhibitionistic, extruding, fearless, fire-eating, fit for sea, flagrant, foolhardy, forward, fresh, gallant, glaring, greathearted, greatly daring, hanging out, hardy, harebrained, headlong, heroic, herolike, immodest, impertinent, impudent, in relief, in the foreground, incautious, insolent, intrepid, ironhearted, jutting, knightlike, knightly, lionhearted, lost to shame, madbrain, madbrained, madcap, manful, manly, nervy, notable, noticeable, notorious, obtrusive, ostensible, outstanding, pert, plucky, plunging, precipitous, presumptuous, procacious, prognathous, projecting, prominent, pronounced, protrudent, protruding, protrusile, protrusive, protuberant, protuberating, raised, rapid, rash, reckless, regardless of consequences, resolute, salient, sassy, saucy, sea-kindly, seaworthy, shameless, sharp, sheer, smart, smart-alecky, snug, soldierlike, soldierly, stalwart, staring, stark-staring, steep, sticking out, stiff, stout, stouthearted, striking, strong, swaggering, temerarious, tender, unabashed, unafraid, unashamed, unblushing, undaunted, unembarrassed, unmodest, valiant, valorous, venturesome, vertical, vigorous, vivid, waterproof, watertight, weatherly, wild, wild-ass

ROGET THESAURUS

bold

Vigor

N vigor, power, force, boldness, raciness, intellectual, force, spirit, point, antithesis, piquance, piquancy, verve, glow, fire, warmth, strong language, gravity, sententiousness, elevation, loftiness, sublimity, eloquence, command of words, command of language, vigorous, nervous, powerful, forcible, trenchant, incisive, impressive, sensational, spirited, lively, glowing, sparkling, racy, bold, slashing, pungent, piquant, full of point, pointed, pithy, antithetical, sententious, lofty, elevated, sublime, eloquent, vehement, petulant, impassioned, poetic, in glowing terms, in good set terms, in no measured terms, thoughts that breath and words that burn.

Courage

N courage, bravery, valor, resoluteness, boldness, spirit, daring, gallantry, intrepidity, contempt of danger, defiance of danger, derring-do, audacity, rashness, dash, defiance, confidence, self-reliance, manliness, manhood, nerve, pluck, mettle, game, heart, heart of grace, spunk, guts, face, virtue, hardihood, fortitude, intestinal fortitude, firmness, heart of oak, bottom, backbone, spine, resolution, bulldog courage, prowess, heroism, chivalry, exploit, feat, achievement, heroic deed, heroic act, bold stroke, man, man of mettle, hero, demigod, Amazon, Hector, lion, tiger, panther, bulldog, gamecock, fighting-cock, bully, fire eater, courageous, brave, valiant, valorous, gallant, intrepid, spirited, spiritful, high-spirited, high-mettled, mettlesome, plucky, manly, manful, resolute, stout, stout-hearted, iron-hearted, lion-hearted, heart of oak, Penthesilean, bold, bold-spirited, daring, audacious, fearless, dauntless, dreadless, aweless, undaunted, unappalled, undismayed, unawed, unblanched, unabashed, unalarmed, unflinching, unshrinking, unblanching, unapprehensive, confident, self-reliant, bold as a lion, bold as brass, enterprising, adventurous, venturous, venturesome, dashing, chivalrous, soldierly, heroic, fierce, savage, pugnacious, strong-minded, hardy, doughty, firm, determined, dogged, indomitable, up to, up to the scratch, upon one's mettle, reassured, unfeared, undreaded, one's blood being up, courage sans peur, fortes fortuna adjuvat, have I not in my time heard lions roar, I dare do all that may become a man, male vincetis sed vincite, omne solum forti patria, self-trust is the essence of heroism, stimulos dedit oemula virtus, strong and great, a hero, teloque animus proestantior omni, there, is always safety in valor, virtus ariete fortier.

Convexity

N convexity, prominence, projection, swelling, gibbosity, bilge, bulge, protuberance, protrusion, camber, cahot, thank-ye-ma'am, swell, intumescence, tumour, tumor, tubercle, tuberosity, excrescence, hump, hunch, bunch, boss, embossment, hub, hubble, tooth, knob, elbow, process, apophysis, condyle, bulb, node, nodule, nodosity, tongue, dorsum, bump, clump, sugar loaf, bow, mamelon, molar, belly, corporation, pot belly, gut, withers, back, shoulder, lip, flange, pimple, zit, wen, wheel, papula, pustule, pock, proud flesh, growth, sarcoma, caruncle, corn, wart, pappiloma, furuncle, polypus, fungus, fungosity, exostosis, bleb, blister, blain, boil, airbubble, blob, papule, verruca, papilla, nipple, teat, tit, titty, boob, knocker, pap, breast, dug, mammilla, proboscis, nose, neb, beak, snout, nozzle, schnoz, peg, button, stud, ridge, rib, jutty, trunnion, snag, cupola, dome, arch, balcony, eaves, pilaster, relief, relievo, cameo, bassorilievo, mezzorilevo, altorivievo, low relief, bas relief, high relief, hill, cape, promontory, mull, forehead, foreland, point of land, mole, jetty, hummock, ledge, spur, naze, ness, convex, prominent, protuberant, projecting, bossed, embossed, bossy, nodular, bunchy, clavate, clavated, claviform, hummocky, moutonne, mammiliform, papulous, papilose, hemispheric, bulbous, bowed, arched, bold, bellied, tuberous, tuberculous, tumous, cornute, odontoid, lentiform, lenticular, gibbous, club shaped, hubby, hubbly, knobby, papillose, saddle-shaped, selliform, subclavate, torose, ventricose, verrucose, salient, in relief, raised, repousse, bloated, (expanded).


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