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Synonyms for prop up

support by placing against something solid or rigid

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There is little in the way of short-covering support waiting to help prop up the shares.
These and other obsolete restrictions are no more sacred than the Catholic prohibition to eat meat on Fridays (originally promulgated to prop up the Portuguese fish industry) or the exclusive use of Latin during Mass.
Llandudno Junction continue to prop ups the table after slipping 5-2 at Ruthin Town for whom Jordon MacCarter fired a hat-trick, his first on 17 minutes before wrapping up the win with two late strikes.
The musical involves a stunning stage set-up and combines multimedia imagery, live actors and giant inflatable prop ups.