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to keep from yielding or failing during stress or difficulty

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a pillow that is often put across a bed underneath the regular pillows

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support and strengthen

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prop up with a pillow or bolster

add padding to

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But bolstered by repeated encouragement from his teammates, Hernandez calmed down.
Enhanced Client Services and Support teams -- As part of Fios' commitment to helping clients manage electronic discovery as a process, Fios has bolstered its client services and delivery teams with the addition of veterans Michael Harnish, vice president of service delivery, and Matthew Lane, director of client services.
The Marauders have bolstered their backcourt with talented freshmen Kristin Phillips (Littlerock) and Chanel Edwards, a key player in Palmdale High School's march into the state playoffs.
30 is also comfortably within the range for the rating level and bolstered by HCN's recent equity raise (45% on a pro forma basis).
While internal liquidity is adequate relative to its system risks with cash reserves of $33 million, or 59 days of operating expenses, Western's liquidity is bolstered with $50 million of available lines of credit, policies that should increase cash reserves over the next few years, and a rate structure that allows for monthly adjustment for changing costs.
The economy continues to benefit from the pickup in global demand, while on the domestic side activity is bolstered by declining unemployment, lower interest rates and an improved credit setting.
Cold weather conditions during the 2002-2003 winter season and more normal conditions during the 2003-2004 winter, following several warm heating seasons, has contributed to improved financial performance of its gas distribution business and bolstered consolidated credit metrics.
Best expects Mapfre Re's capitalisation to be further bolstered through retained earnings.
In comparison to the company's peer group, the late-stage pipeline is thin, bolstered mainly by product extensions, thereby making the company more dependent on consummating a higher degree of external deals in the near to intermediate term to bolster the R&D pipeline.
The management team is also bolstered by the recent appointments of Randy Skipper as Vice President, Sales-Enterprise Group and Marc Kaplan as Vice President, Sales Operations.
Abbott's revenue and earnings growth is bolstered by corporate acquisition and strategic alliance activities, that focus on key businesses, notably the Pharmaceutical Products, Hospital Products and Abbott Diagnostic divisions.