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embrave

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From en- +‎ brave.

VerbEdit

embrave (third-person singular simple present embraves, present participle embraving, simple past and past participle embraved)

  1. (obsolete) To inspire with bravery.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Beaumont to this entry?)
  2. (obsolete) To embellish, adorn.
    • 1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, II.i:
      The great earthes wombe they open to the sky, / And with sad Cypresse seemely it embraue [...].