a) Impudent, brazen.

He had the bold-faced effrontery to ask for a raise.

b) Of text emphasized by being set in a font having thicker strokes, yielding a heavier or darker appearance.
2. verb
(to print or write in a bold manner)

He boldfaced the quote so it would stand out even though I told him it looked ugly.

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