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Synonyms for bolster

verb help
  • aid
  • boost
  • buoy
  • buttress
  • cushion
  • help
  • maintain
  • reinforce
  • shore up
  • strengthen
  • support
  • sustain
  • assist
  • brace
  • bulwark
  • carry
  • pillow
  • prop
  • stay
  • uphold
  • bear up
  • buck up
  • hold up
  • pick up

Antonyms for bolster

  • block
  • decrease
  • discourage
  • halt
  • hinder
  • hurt
  • injure
  • let down
  • neglect
  • obstruct
  • stop
  • undermine
  • weaken
  • not support
  • prevent
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to bolster

advocate

verb. support idea or cause publicly

advocated

verb. support idea or cause publicly

advocates

verb. support idea or cause publicly

advocating

verb. support idea or cause publicly

beam

noun. length of material used as support

brace

noun. support
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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