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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To support; reinforce. To give a boost to someone.

Usage examples (32)
  • Playing outside with my dog really bolsters my spirits when I'm feeling down.
  • bolster morale
  • Rather than acting as simply a short-term bolster of the sugar industry, it became a full-fledged energy program.
  • On the bolster was a little box, at the sight of which I burst out laughing. for more
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