They must have felt hammered by the brazen and bold critiques they have heard these last weeks from the mouths of their people.
Such a bold new step would exhibit a visible ethic of moderation, and it would most certainly embody a commitment to justice.
The well, ghost or no ghost, is certainly a piece of history with a bold presence.
Old English beald (West Saxon), bald (Anglian) "bold, brave, confident, strong," from Proto-Germanic *balthaz (cf. Old High German bald "bold, swift," in names such as Archibald, Leopold, Theobald; Gothic balþei "boldness;" Old Norse ballr "frightful, dangerous"), perhaps from PIE *bhol-to- suffixed form of *bhel- (2) "to blow, swell" (see bole).
Of flavors (coffee, etc.) from 1829. The noun meaning "those who are bold" is from c.1300. Old French and Provençal baut "bold," Italian baldo "bold, daring, fearless" are Germanic loan-words.