He continued to use them, encouraged by his teacher to do so.
"Let me just say I'm very encouraged by the process that has gone forward thus far," he said.
"I've been very encouraged by the progress we made in the last two weeks."
The game is there, and I'm pretty encouraged by that.
The fire spread quickly, encouraged by the dry months of a good summer.
Even at the low end of the high-tech world, however, teachers often feel encouraged by the effect on students.
Oxygen in air can do it, when encouraged by heat.
This type of attention was valued, even encouraged by her mother.
I was very encouraged by the enthusiasm with which you made your speech tonight.
I am certainly encouraged by the commitment, not only that shown today but throughout, on these issues.