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Synonyms for bolster

Synonyms for bolster

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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So the two brothers went off hand-in-hand into the wood, and returned in a minute with their arms full of things--such as bolsters, blankets, hearth-rugs, table-cloths, dish-covers and coal-scuttles.
Seeing, as she patted the pillow into its place on the bolster, that he was still looking at her as if waiting for the rest of her reply, she gave it a great poke in the middle, and asked, 'How could I help myself?
DAVID Bridgwater feels The Giant Bolster could be the forgotten horse in the Hennessy Gold Cup at Newbury tomorrow.
The Memorandum of Understanding aims to bolster friendship ties between the Kingdom of Bahrain and the Republic of Korea in accordance with the principles and provisions of the Charter of the United Nations.
Fifty people from Bolster Moor and members of the Bolster Moor Community Association came together at a meeting to discuss if they could bring Bolster Moor Chapel and its land into community ownership after it was placed up for sale by Walker Singleton last month with offers around PS225,000.
Tenders are invited for Set Of Liners Per Loco For Wap4 Locomotive Consisting Of A Set Of Mn Liner Consisting Of 4 Items I Wear Plate For Bolster Seat As Per Clws Drg.
KUWAIT, Feb 7 (KUNA) -- Kuwaiti Ambassador to Mexico Sameeh Johar Hayat and Governor of the State of Mexico Eurviel Avila Villegas held a meeting Saturday, discussing means to bolster bilateral relations.
Margie also leaves her dear brother, Charlie Bolster and sister-in-law Sheila of Rutland, MA; as well as brothers, Harold Bolster, Jr.
Johnny Bolster stands in the sun-drenched, freshly-painted entry of the building that houses Make It So: The Monadnock Makerspace at its November opening in downtown Keene, daydreaming about the future.
Winid, for his part, underlined the 500-year-old ties between the two friendly nations, saying that an upcoming visit by Polish Foreign Minister Radoslaw Sikorski to Tehran would serve as a good opportunity to bolster Iran-Poland relations.
Next Saturday his two stable stars - The Giant Bolster and Wyck Hill - will be making their seasonal debuts, 210 miles apart.
DAVID Bridgwater faces a big afternoon on November 2 when his two stable stars The Giant Bolster and Wyck Hill run on the same day.
Summary: Move in view of Eid Al Adha comes in line with Shaikh Sultan's keen interest to bolster stability of family and community.
Place a low bolster or block under the pelvis and lie back supine on the floor, eyes closed.
TEAM TEAM GB THE GB THE THE TER E GIAI NA T BOLSL TE Giant Bolster Giant Bolster BOL Owner Simon Hunt is still shaking with excitement following last week's fourth place and believes the run was up to the standard of the previous year's second saying: "I still don't think he gets the recognition he deserves.