Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of courage.

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Examples

  • FORMER President George W. Bush's policy of en couraging Middle East democratization has just produced spectacular results in the Kuwaiti general election.

    OPEN THREAD

  • Klosterheim spoke to him, brutally, urgently, no doubt en - couraging some sort of common sense, for gradually Young Two Tongues glowered and listened.

    The Skrayling Tree

  • He left the two of them alone; no doubt Gel, who had delivered en-couraging speeches to fighters in the past, could find the words to put courage into this little dancer's heart.

    Elvenborn

  • Page 384, Volume 2 was to underscore the variety of the phenomena, en - couraging thereby a greater conceptual complexity.

    HAPPINESS AND PLEASURE

  • Yet try as Schellenberg might, and discreetly en - couraging as Bernadotte was, Himmler would not commit himself.

    Barbarossa

  • The Grand Admiral had his own reasons for dis - couraging the evacuation of Courland, but Guderian managed to extract from him the admission that the shipping space was available.

    Barbarossa

  • Ethutur's men rode at my back, and, beside me, against my wishes, Dahaun who had taken no dis - couraging from that journey.

    Three Against The Witch World

  • He vsed counterfait letters, to imagine dreames, and to conferre false religions, to trye if those thinges could serue his tourne, in comforting and couraging his souldiours.

    The Palace of Pleasure, Volume 1

  • To those struggling with sickness, such admissions are dis - couraging, - as much so as would be the advice to a man

    Science and Health, with Key to the Scriptures

  • Rain all the time and a [illeg.] couraging time on farmers.

    Augusta County: J. M. McCue to Lorenzo Sibert, June 7, 1862

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