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Synonyms for fortify

Synonyms for fortify

to prepare (oneself) for action

to make firmer in a particular conviction or habit

Synonyms for fortify

enclose by or as if by a fortification

prepare oneself for a military confrontation

add nutrients to

add alcohol to (beverages)

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Have you ever heard of the wasting effects of fever being reasonably and intelligibly repaired by fortifying the exhausted patient with brandy, wine, ammonia, and quinine?
Such impression did this make upon me, that after the storm was over I laid aside all my works, my building and fortifying, and applied myself to make bags and boxes, to separate the powder, and to keep it a little and a little in a parcel, in the hope that, whatever might come, it might not all take fire at once; and to keep it so apart that it should not be possible to make one part fire another.
Mr Inspector, hastily fortifying himself with another glass, strolled out with a noiseless foot and an unoccupied countenance.
The boy could only point to the window, and reply with a stifled giggle, expressive of such intense enjoyment, that Quilp clutched him by the throat and might have carried his threat into execution, or at least have made very good progress towards that end, but for the boy's nimbly extricating himself from his grasp, and fortifying himself behind the nearest post, at which, after some fruitless attempts to catch him by the hair of the head, his master was obliged to come to a parley.
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