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We recommend getting a bed with bolsters, which provide a sense of security and satisfies their natural instinct to dig and burrow.
ERGONOMIC DOG BEDS TO KEEP YOUR PUP COZY AND COMFORTABLEPOPSCI COMMERCE TEAMMARCH 2, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
After you have repeated the Correlation, then repeat the two extremes, thus—“Anchor” … “Bolster.”
ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
The motive of this harmless ruse was to bolster up Spanish prestige and thereby avoid bloodshed.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
If there is no bolster, two pillows are sometimes laid flat in its place, and two pillows set on edge upon them.
THE LIBRARY OF WORK AND PLAY: HOUSEKEEPINGELIZABETH HALE GILMAN
If shams are used they should be spread over the pillows and bolster as smoothly as possible.
THE LIBRARY OF WORK AND PLAY: HOUSEKEEPINGELIZABETH HALE GILMAN
If you are preparing the bed for a stranger put the bolster and pillows back on the bed and allow the guest to arrange them later.
THE LIBRARY OF WORK AND PLAY: HOUSEKEEPINGELIZABETH HALE GILMAN
The longer we bolster up in its possessions an insolent enemy, so much the longer shall we have to support an army and pay taxes.
THE CONTINENTAL MONTHLY, VOL. 2, NO. 2, AUGUST, 1862VARIOUS
"John Kenneby and Bridget Bolster were witnesses to both the instruments," said the attorney.
ORLEY FARMANTHONY TROLLOPE
They went into that matter of the partnership deed, and questions were asked as to the man Kenneby and the woman Bolster.
ORLEY FARMANTHONY TROLLOPE
Now he's got hold of that woman Bolster, and he'll teach her to give such evidence as will upset us.
ORLEY FARMANTHONY TROLLOPE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO BOLSTER

  • bear up
  • bolster
  • brace
  • buoy
  • buttress
  • carry
  • maintain
  • rest
  • set
  • shore
  • stand
  • stay
  • strengthen
  • support
  • sustain
  • truss
  • underprop
  • uphold
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