bold (adj.)
confident, certain, sure
1H4 IV.i.36[Hotspur to Worcester, of Northumberland] Yet doth he give us bold advertisement
AW V.i.5[Helena to Widow and Diana] Be bold you do so grow in my requital / As nothing can unroot you
Cym II.iv.2[Posthumus to Philario, of Innogen] I am bold her honour / Will remain hers
LLL II.i.28[Princess to Boyet] Bold of your worthiness, we single you / As our best-moving fair solicitor
Oth II.i.51[Cassio to Montano] my hopes, not surfeited to death, / Stand in bold cure
Tit V.i.13[First Goth to Lucius] Be bold in us
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