tower of strength

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Synonyms for tower of strength

a person who can be relied on to give a great deal of support and comfort

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Glenn was the churchwarden of St Stephen's for 17 years and began the Tower of Strength challenge by writing the Yorkshire dialect poem, motivating himself through the challenge.
Below, Daryl Janmaat, who was a tower of strength against the Baggies
CAPTAIN COURAGEOUS Chris Brunt has been a tower of strength for West Brom in a tough season
Another great tower of strength has been the continued involvement of Arthur's MP John Hemming.
Len was a tower of strength to me over the years I served with him on Cleveland County Council.
For the victors, prop Mike Riley was a tower of strength in a fearsome scrum with the 115kg colossus also showing some fine skills around the park.
She was a tower of strength, physically frail but mentally strong as an ox and sharp as someone half her age.
Special thanks must go to Jonathan and Serena Geake and all at the yard, Andrew Thornton, who has been such a tower of strength, especially for Ruth's long-term partner Simon, and finally to Clare, of the Injured Jockeys' Fund, who we cannot begin to thank enough for her support.
And the Kennedy family has lost their patriarch, a tower of strength and support through good times and bad," said President Barack Obama in a statement Wednesday morning.
During his long and distinguished career, he was a tower of strength and support for the Birmingham Children's Hospital.
The boys-Bobby, 5, and Freddy, 4-had gradually got to know Purcell, 27, who had moved into Brazier's home in Harlow, Essex, and had become a tower of strength to the TV presenter for three years.
Hussain recalled that Brown had been a tower of strength for the school.
Phil Dolman kicked three conversions and was a tower of strength.
My dad John Fallon has been a tower of strength over some difficult years.
Cooper, who has been a tower of strength at the heart of Brakes' defence throughout this term, has amassed ten bookings but rates high in manager Jason Cadden's estimations.