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


Defeat brings prudence and concentration; it ennobles and fortifies.

A contest so noble and so perpetual sustains and fortifies the mind.

It refreshes you, sir: it fortifies you: and as for liking it—gad!

In the meantime it equips and fortifies itself as for a combat.

The evidence with which Mr. Randall fortifies his position is inconclusive.

In other words, his will fortifies him to carry out his wishes.

He fortifies his health by exercise; I calm my cares by oblivion.

It makes a nation superior because it fortifies human effort.

When first he sees the spectre, he fortifies himself with an invocation.

From the first day out he isolates and fortifies himself against the very things that travel alone can give.