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To secure by building defenses around
“Charles V immediately began the reconstruction work, feeling the need to fortify the castle with impregnable walls.”
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To reinforce or brace with additional material
“They stood together outside while men and women attempted to fortify the wall with beams of steel.”
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To make stronger, tougher, or more resistant
“The chief governs with energy and harshness to fortify his men in the struggle against their enemies and their own weaknesses.”
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To prepare oneself on a mental or emotional level
“Conor took another long swallow from his glass, as if to fortify himself for the telling of his story.”
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To energize or enliven physically, mentally, or morally
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“The verbal and nonverbal communication of the dolorologist can help elevate and fortify the morale of the patient.”
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To increase the alcoholic content of
“Bonny Doon Vineyard of Santa Cruz uses grape spirits to fortify Framboise, its raspberry wine.”
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To increase the nutritive value of (food) by adding nutrients
“To compensate for nutrients lost during the skimming process, milk manufacturers fortify the milk with vitamins A and D.”
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To strengthen or reaffirm in rank or position
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To physically harden a substance or material, typically using a chemical process
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To promote or nurture the development of
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To prevent entry or passage with a physical barrier
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Bank up
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To increase or improve in amount or value
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Install weapons in
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To place, lay or set firmly in surrounding matter
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To make progress in development
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To prepare oneself
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To fill, infuse or pervade with something or a certain quality
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