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overbold

Syllabification: o·ver·bold
Pronunciation: /ˌōvərˈbōld
 
/

Definition of overbold in English:

adjective

Excessively bold.
Example sentences
  • His vices must be that he can be overbold and cruel at times.
  • The best labourers will be furnished by those races of mankind which are neither wholly spiritless nor yet overbold.

Derivatives

overboldly

1
adverb

overboldness

2
noun

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