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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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This year's package also includes bolstered insurance policies and an additional $60 increase per participating employee to the savings plan.
Bolstered by a change in federal law, Ventura County air pollution officials are revising a much maligned car-pooling mandate to give employers more leeway in reducing vehicle emissions.
Most significantly, Fios has opened new offices in New York, expanded its Oregon operations, bolstered its client services and support teams, added new strategic partners and introduced new service offerings.
Our data say the CTL numbers are not sufficient," even when bolstered this way, he says.
The reduction in troubled assets in the portfolio including weaker facilities and non-accrual loans have further bolstered portfolio performance.
Bolstered by the company's considerable growth in North American revenues during 2004, SRC plans to increase its Asia Pacific customer base exponentially in 2005, targeting companies in the telecommunications, healthcare, retail, financial services and hospitality sectors.
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.