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to impart strength and confidence to

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give encouragement to

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One event that must have heartened Cardinal Kasper occurred in Egypt the following week.
When attending trade shows during the past couple of years, we have been heartened by the compliments we have received regarding our weekly RecyclingToday.
All who trudge up the steps of the pulpit on Sunday mornings or drink in what is there being served will be heartened by this report on the state of the art--its challenges, opportunities, and mission.
That same worker was also amazed and heartened by one woman's response after her child had been taken into care for adoption.
Care Watch, Toronto: Heartened by the Romanow report's recommendation to include home care in the Canada Health Act, expressed disappointment that supportive care for the elderly and chronically ill was omitted for the priorities list.
We're very heartened at the public's enthusiasm for our center," added Hadar.
She said: ``I am heartened and delighted to unveil these two pieces of sophisticated testing equipment which will enable rapid identification of alterations and differences in a patient's DNA.
1) We were heartened by your testimony, as we were heartened by then-Commissioner Peterson's December 1992 remarks that changes in how Counsel personnel are utilized should not operate "to deprive taxpayers of the traditional right, through formal technical advice or more informally, to present legal arguments to the person most directly responsible for deciding the Service's position.
We are heartened to have received the support of members of both houses and both parties in Iowa's General Assembly.
But I think all of us can be heartened by the efforts which have been made in recent times to promote reconciliation, tolerance and forgiveness.
It is why we are always heartened by the arrival of spring, and the realization that new life, new potential, new goodness is in bloom.
Heartened by a resurgence in Bridgehampton, where multi-million dollar sales rose, and "eye-opening" numbers in the historic estate district of East Hampton Village, where the average sales price climbed by 20% to a lofty $2.
Nevertheless, they should be heartened by the fact that aspirin, cholesterol-lowering drugs, and other medications remain effective against heart disease and strokes in older women.
So I am heartened when I hear that some of the bishops have been asking how the Curia can do `better service.
While heartened by a recent "spiritual spring" often initiated by the laity, the Pope noted that in the "widespread atmosphereof secularization, many believers are tempted to distance themselves from the Churchand make compromises with the dominant culture," even to the point of criticism of the Magisterium.