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To strengthen or provide support to
“Thick-stemmed vegetation will later be used to help bolster the walls of the above-ground structure.”
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To corroborate or substantiate a claim or an idea
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“Manning pointed to the riot to bolster his argument that integrated military training would never work.”
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To promote or nurture the development of
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To suffuse with vigor, life, energy, or spirit
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To increase in degree, amount, size, or value
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To rejuvenate, especially something previously lost, broken, or forgotten
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To free from fear, doubt or anxiety
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To contribute in some way to
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To make progress or increase the skill of
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To maintain or defend, as a cause or a claim, by words or measures
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To provide assistance, typically financially
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To receive and reduce the force of an impact
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To preserve from extinction or oblivion
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To become or make larger or more extensive
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To care for and protect (someone or something) while they are growing
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To provide aid or assistance to
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To protect with an outer layer
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Plural for a long, thick pillow that is placed under other pillows for support
“Lying on your back, place a bolster or pillow under the bottom edges of your shoulder blades so that your arms can comfortably extend out to the sides or overhead.”
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Plural for a long, sturdy piece of timber or metal
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Plural for a source of help or encouragement
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