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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BOOSTED

But he stooped, caught Bradish by the legs and boosted him over the gunwale into the yawl.

Wallie murmured that he had no doubt of it, and boosted Miss Mercy into the surrey.

Sandy helped the laird to the horse, and boosted him up astride.

Those who serve will be served; those who knock will be knocked; those who boost will be boosted.

He helped Wegner to stand and boosted him up into his hiding place.

When he had had enough, he boosted Tita up and she got a drink too.

One man was lifted by the other two and boosted to the skylight.

He boosted Marjorie's elbow aboard and bombarded the conductor with questions.

Andy boosted the others into a tree and then climbed up himself.

He had boosted the ball clear out of the lot, a home run just like that.

WORD ORIGIN

1815, literal and figurative, American English, of unknown origin. Related: Boosted; boosting. As a noun by 1825.

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