Bold vs Illustrious - What's the difference?
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Bold is a related term of illustrious.
As adjectives the difference between bold and illustrious
is that bold
is courageous, daring while illustrious
As a noun bold
is (obsolete) a dwelling; habitation; building.
As a verb bold
is to make (a font or some text) bold.
From (etyl) bold, from (etyl) bold, blod, bolt, .
(obsolete) A dwelling; habitation; building.
From (etyl) bold, bald, beald, from (etyl) bald, .
The Mirror and the Lamp
, passage=Not unnaturally, “Auntie” took this communication in bad part. Thus outraged, she showed herself to be a bold
as well as a furious virago. Next day she found her way to their lodgings and tried to recover her ward by the hair of the head.}}
* 2005 , (Plato), Sophist . Translation by Lesley Brown. .
(of a font) Having thicker strokes than the ordinary form of the typeface.
- It would be extraordinarily bold of me to give it a try after seeing what has happened to you.
* 1748 , (David Hume), Enquiries concerning the human understanding and concerning the principles of moral. London: Oxford University Press, 1973. § 9.
- even the boldest and most affirmative philosophy, that has ever attempted to impose its crude dictates and principles on mankind.
* (courageous) audacious, brave, courageous, daring, forward
* See also
To make (a font or some text) bold.
(obsolete) To make bold or daring.
(obsolete) To become bold.