Bold and Shrinking


Bold adjective - Inclined or willing to take risks.

Shrinking is an antonym for bold.

Nearby Words: boldness, boldly


Shrinking noun - The act of becoming less.
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Synonyms for Shrinking

Bold is an antonym for shrinking in shy topic.

Nearby Words: shrink, shrinkage, shrinked

Both words in one sentence

  • Tall, Dark and Snarky Beret Girl from An Extremely Goofy Movie is a charismatic, bold, beautiful beatnik, loved by both the resident depressive Shrinking Violet, PJ, and the resident manic Attention Whore, Bobby, and very snarky.
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