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Corporations are bolstering profits by underpaying workers at the very bottom.

These are groups that take advantage,” he said, making it clear they are “bolstering the neo-Nazi right.

Is it regime change or bolstering a political process in Geneva?

Both Bachmann and Pawlenty should have to answer for bolstering that respectability.

In the Episcopal church a nurse is bolstering up a wounded officer in the area behind the altar.

This, Braceway knew, was why she had advanced him money, bolstering up one mistake with another.

She was asking Petrarch to do her an inestimable service by bolstering up her third-rate university.

But the Noelites were far too vitiated in taste to be long content with mere bolstering or harmless games.

"At present she's bolstering up two or three dozen people who are only received on the strength of her name," Oakleigh replied.


On this page you'll find 39 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to bolstering, such as: help, buttress, strengthen, support, cushion, and reinforce.

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