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1 : make more determined, hopeful, or confident : hearten <Cheering fans encouraged the team.>
This decision will undoubtedly hearten those seeking to clean up the culture.
God reportedly said Bush will "also have Social Security reform passed, that he'll have tax reform passed, that he'll have conservative judges on the courts and that basically he is positioned for a series of dramatic victories, which I hope will hearten him and his advisors.
But Freedman's stories don't begin or end there, and little in them should hearten conservatives or even old-style liberals who think they can win by rolling the clock back to 1964 or 1935.
Objective: HEARTEN will design, develop and validate an ICT co-operative environment that will enable the HF patients to achieve sustainable behavior change regarding their adherence and compliance, and the ecosystem actors to be engaged and improve the patients HF management.
Usually such conversations hearten me, convince me that people I love are safe from harm.
The results hearten those who have sought good evidence for root communication, says Frank Einhellig, an allelochemist at the University of South Dakota in Vermillion.
The company, which also has facilities in Aberdeen and Buckie, yesterday described its annual results for the 12 months to the end of last October as "respectable" and Mr Forsyth said he was "heartened" by them.
Communist rebels appeared to be heartened by a House resolution urging President Duterte to return to the negotiating table, expressing readiness to resume formal negotiations for peace with the government.
Transport Minister Anthony Loke said today he is heartened by the hard work done by his staff so far, which has resulted in him being able to continuously provide papers to the Cabinet for tabling and discussion every time it convenes.
EDUCATION Minister Peter Weir yesterday said he is "heartened" by support for his U-turn on transfer test preparation.