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synonyms for reinforcing

  • add to
  • bolster
  • boost
  • build up
  • buttress
  • emphasize
  • enlarge
  • fortify
  • increase
  • shore up
  • stress
  • support
  • underline
  • carry
  • energize
  • harden
  • hype
  • multiply
  • prop
  • stiffen
  • stroke
  • supplement
  • sustain
  • toughen
  • add fuel to fire
  • back up
  • beef up
  • heat up
  • lend a hand
  • pick up
  • pillar
  • prop up
  • punch up
  • soup up
  • stand up for
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antonyms for reinforcing

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  • decrease
  • diminish
  • discourage
  • hinder
  • hurt
  • lessen
  • let down
  • play down
  • prevent
  • reduce
  • undermine
  • weaken
  • liquefy
  • melt
  • soften
  • subtract
  • take away
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How to use reinforcing in a sentence

Meantime Russia's difficulties, of which Napoleon remained ignorant, kept her from reinforcing her army to the proper size.
THE LIFE OF NAPOLEON BONAPARTEWILLIAM MILLIGAN SLOANE
It will be noted that the pistons have two deep but thin ribs reinforcing the head.
LANGLEY MEMOIR ON MECHANICAL FLIGHT, PARTS I AND IIS. P. (SAMUEL PIERPONT) LANGLEY AND CHARLES M. (CHARLES MATTHEWS) MANLY
They were half-inch concrete reinforcing bars about six feet long.
THE DOUBLE SPYDAN T. MOORE
I started, as usual, by selecting an iron reinforcing bar and tying it into a four-in-hand around my neck.
THE DOUBLE SPYDAN T. MOORE
And the ascetic class serve the purpose of reinforcing general temperance by their example.
A HISTORY OF MEDIAEVAL JEWISH PHILOSOPHYISAAC HUSIK
Another method of reinforcing the leather defence has been named the Trellice coat.
ARMOUR & WEAPONSCHARLES JOHN FFOULKES
We must suppose that there was good reason for thus reinforcing the mail defence on this part of the body.
ARMOUR & WEAPONSCHARLES JOHN FFOULKES
As far as can be gathered from recent research the passe-guard is a reinforcing piece for the right elbow, used for jousting.
ARMOUR & WEAPONSCHARLES JOHN FFOULKES
As they were reinforcing outposts, no advance guard felt its way at the front.
THE CODE OF THE MOUNTAINSCHARLES NEVILLE BUCK
This is well illustrated by a simple experiment with a tuning fork and a spherical resonator reinforcing the tone of the fork.
THE PSYCHOLOGY OF SINGINGDAVID C. TAYLOR
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WORDS RELATED TO REINFORCING

  • adding to
  • addition
  • adulthood
  • advance
  • advancement
  • advancing
  • augmentation
  • augmenting
  • boost
  • buildup
  • chrysalis
  • developing
  • elaborating
  • enlargement
  • evolution
  • evolvement
  • evolving
  • expansion
  • flowering
  • hike
  • improvement
  • increase
  • increasing
  • making progress
  • maturation
  • maturing
  • maturity
  • ongoing
  • ontogenesis
  • ontogeny
  • perfecting
  • progress
  • progression
  • reinforcement
  • reinforcing
  • spread
  • spreading
  • unfolding
  • unraveling
  • upgrowth
  • upping
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