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  • as inbacked
  • as inhelped
  • as inreinforced
  • as insupported

synonyms for bolstered

  • approved
  • assisted
  • endorsed
  • favored
  • advocated
  • aided
  • bankrolled
  • boosted
  • championed
  • encouraged
  • financed
  • fostered
  • furthered
  • helped
  • promoted
  • propped
  • seconded
  • sponsored
  • underwritten
  • upheld
  • abetted
  • accompanied
  • advised
  • assisted
  • backed
  • befriended
  • encouraged
  • maintained
  • nursed
  • relieved
  • supported
  • sustained
  • taken care of

antonyms for bolstered

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  • disapproved
  • discouraged
  • opposed
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      How to use bolstered in a sentence

      When she was partially recovered, it was curious to see her sitting bolstered up in bed, with so many pets around her.
      MINNIE'S PET DOGMADELINE LESLIE
      The loan being thus bolstered up rose to four and a half per cent premium.
      THE BOYS OF '61CHARLES CARLETON COFFIN.
      Having come to this conclusion in the way indicated, they then bolstered it up with arguments to justify it positively.
      A HISTORY OF MEDIAEVAL JEWISH PHILOSOPHYISAAC HUSIK
      She was almost in tears, from her fright; yet still bolstered her courage with the thought: "For my father and mother!"
      DOROTHYEVELYN RAYMOND
      Elinor was bolstered up in bed, looking like a wan, despairing woman of fifty, instead of a girl of twenty-two.
      NELLY'S FIRST SCHOOLDAYSJOSEPHINE FRANKLIN
      She bolstered up her cushions, rearranged her coverings, and left again.
      ATLANTISGERHART HAUPTMANN
      A reassuring bank account bolstered up my courage while the work was getting under way.
      IF YOU DON'T WRITE FICTIONCHARLES PHELPS CUSHING
      Only her hate of the man at her side bolstered up pride, so that she compelled herself to keep moving by sheer force of will.
      HEART OF THE BLUE RIDGEWALDRON BAILY
      These people were not bolstered by society, or the church, into a life of self-respect and self-help.
      THE MEANING OF EVOLUTIONSAMUEL CHRISTIAN SCHMUCKER
      That promise of green bolstered their weary spirits for a last exhausting effort.
      VOODOO PLANETANDRE NORTON
      SYNONYM OF THE DAY
      OCTOBER 26, 1985
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      capacitor

      WORDS RELATED TO BOLSTERED

      • advocated
      • aided
      • approved
      • assisted
      • bankrolled
      • bolstered
      • boosted
      • championed
      • encouraged
      • endorsed
      • favored
      • financed
      • fostered
      • furthered
      • helped
      • promoted
      • propped
      • seconded
      • sponsored
      • underwritten
      • upheld
      • abetted
      • accompanied
      • advised
      • assisted
      • backed
      • befriended
      • bolstered
      • encouraged
      • maintained
      • nursed
      • relieved
      • supported
      • sustained
      • taken care of
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