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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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"Many indicators point to the real estate market bolstered by a strong economy" said Kenneth P.
West Germans' desire to distinguish their society from communist East Germany also seems to have bolstered Erhard's position.
The gene pool of beleaguered Florida Everglades panthers will be bolstered, it is hoped, when they meet and mate with a pair of mountain lions relocated from Texas.
The quick successful conclusion of the Gulf war bolstered consumer confidence.
Instead, the researchers say any increase in flow could be the response to the earlier break-up of a more extensive offshore ice shelf that had slowed the glacier's flow--an idea bolstered by computer models of glaciers.