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 Meanings and Examples of HEARTEN
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 v.  give encouragement to
Classic Sentence:
1  Mr. Laurie is as full of didoes as usual, and turns the house upside down frequent, but he heartens the girls, so I let em hev full swing.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
2  So speaks he, and with like words heartens Messapus and the allied captains to battle, and advances towards the enemy.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK ELEVENTH
3  He looked on life and was neither heartened nor saddened.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
4  Scarlett's visit to the Fontaines had heartened her more than she realized.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
5  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.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER X
6  She rose hastily, without her usual preliminary burrowings and stretchings, and went to the window, hoping to see some neighbor's face, some heartening sight.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX
7  To the champagne succeeded Hungarian wine, which had the effect of still further heartening and enlivening the company.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER VII
Example Sentence:
1  Seeing that stately building on a hill and knowing the respirator center was on the back with the water view heartened me.
2  Anti-government protesters have been heartened by recent government promises of free and fair elections.
3  He will have been heartened by the telephone opinion poll published yesterday.
4  It's heartening to know that if adults don't recognize all the dangers in glamour sports, this book may help young athletes spot them on their own.