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adjective as in helped

adjective as in reinforced

adjective as in supported

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Many advocates want those changed, adjusted, or bolstered, and the only way to do that is to open up the bill and reauthorize it.

Bolstered by the momentum of Savage, Masters continued to accumulate up-and-coming conservative talent.

It needs re-bolstered, strong voices at the table (Kathy Griffin, pretty please), or it will sink.

And they were responsive, and that only bolstered my brainstorming sessions, so the next time I came in with more ideas.

Traditional employment sectors like these  have   bolstered urban economies in Houston, Oklahoma City, Dallas-Ft.

When she was partially recovered, it was curious to see her sitting bolstered up in bed, with so many pets around her.

The loan being thus bolstered up rose to four and a half per cent premium.

Having come to this conclusion in the way indicated, they then bolstered it up with arguments to justify it positively.

She was almost in tears, from her fright; yet still bolstered her courage with the thought: "For my father and mother!"

Elinor was bolstered up in bed, looking like a wan, despairing woman of fifty, instead of a girl of twenty-two.


On this page you'll find 63 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to bolstered, such as: approved, assisted, endorsed, favored, advocated, and aided.

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