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pillowing

See definition of pillowing on Dictionary.com
  • as inbolster
  • as incushion

synonyms for pillowing

  • aid
  • boost
  • buoy
  • buttress
  • cushion
  • help
  • maintain
  • reinforce
  • shore up
  • strengthen
  • support
  • sustain
  • assist
  • brace
  • bulwark
  • carry
  • pillow
  • prop
  • stay
  • uphold
  • bear up
  • buck up
  • hold up
  • pick up

antonyms for pillowing

MOST RELEVANT
  • block
  • decrease
  • discourage
  • halt
  • hinder
  • hurt
  • injure
  • let down
  • neglect
  • obstruct
  • stop
  • undermine
  • weaken
  • prevent
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How to use pillowing in a sentence

At its close the boy lay quite still, and with a sight of relief her bright head dropped on the pillowing shoulder.
POLLY OF THE HOSPITAL STAFFEMMA C. DOWD
Then, smiling, he lay back, pillowing his head on his left arm; and drew something from the side pocket of his coat.
THE FIRING LINEROBERT W. CHAMBERS
She repeated, pillowing her head in the satin lining of her cloak.
THE CUP OF TREMBLING AND OTHER STORIESMARY HALLOCK FOOTE
One friend stands beside him, nay, I should say kneels, for he is pillowing that poor head upon his breast.
THE UNIVERSAL RECITERVARIOUS
Livingstone rose slowly, first pillowing the mangled head on a soft tuft of moss, tenderly as if it were conscious still.
GUY LIVINGSTONE;GEORGE A. LAWRENCE
"Once upon a time there was a great snow-storm," began Nat, obediently pillowing his head on the blue pinafore.
SILVER PITCHERS: AND INDEPENDENCELOUISA MAY ALCOTT
He lies down to sleep at noon of a Summer's day, pillowing his head on a bundle of clothing.
CHARACTER SKETCHES OF ROMANCE, FICTION AND THE DRAMA, VOL 1THE REV. E. COBHAM BREWER, LL.D.
He lay down on the rocks, pillowing his head on the saddle, but his brain was too active to permit sleeping.
KEITH OF THE BORDERRANDALL PARRISH
A moment he stared vacantly about into the black silence, and then lay down, pillowing his head upon a saddle.
KEITH OF THE BORDERRANDALL PARRISH
I am, too, answered Billie, pillowing her cheek on a green wave and propelling herself gently toward shore.
THE MOTOR MAIDS BY PALM AND PINEKATHERINE STOKES
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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