heartened


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heart·en

 (här′tn)
tr.v. heart·ened, heart·en·ing, heart·ens
To give strength, courage, or hope to. See Synonyms at encourage.
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heartened

[ˈhɑːrtənd] adjencouragé(e)
to be heartened that ... → être encouragé(e) par le fait que ...
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I heartened him once more, and with such success that he presently said, "Let the tragedy begin.
Rebecca looked disappointed but not quite dis- heartened.
In her shyness at the threshold of a laborious and uncertain life, where so much is expected of a ship, she could not have been better heartened and comforted, had she only been able to hear and understand, than by the tone of deep conviction in which my elderly, respectable seaman repeated the first part of his saying, "Ships are all right .
He felt curiously encouraged and heartened by the beam in her eye rather than by her actual words.
Hicking heartened me like a cordial, for I saw in them at once the engine and decoy by which David should procure his outfit.
It was to the island that Peter now flew to put his strange case before old Solomon Caw, and he alighted on it with relief, much heartened to find himself at last at home, as the birds call the island.
The consciousness of universal support in his general activity heartened him to grapple with the particular problem.
Thou hast been that to me, Rachael, through so many year: thou hast done me so much good, and heartened of me in that cheering way, that thy word is a law to me.
And we're heartened by the many Christians who are taking Bush to task for his pro-industry dismissal of global warming and his suffocation of stem cell research programs.
The Dow Jones index soared more than 260 points on Tuesday as traders were heartened by a fall in crude oil prices and a rise in consumer confidence data.
However, Circuit of Wales supporters have been heartened by the news that Natural Resources Wales (NRW) has had its fears allayed over the scheme's visual impact.
In late July, Attorney General Alberto Gonzales heartened advocates of open government by suggesting that he'd consider reversing a 2001 memorandum issued by his predecessor John Ashcroft.