Noun(1) a pillow that is often put across a bed underneath the regular pillows
Verb(1) support and strengthen(2) prop up with a pillow or bolster(3) add padding to
(1) he wished to bolster up his theories with hard data(2) Pullman made a slight change to the crosspiece in the handle and added integral wings on the shank under the bolster .(3) Sit with your knees together and your buttocks on your heels (or resting on a bolster if you suffer from knee pain).(4) For a nation that prides itself on giving generous donations to bolster up a welfare service that ought to be the primary care of government, this kind of treatment is deplorable.(5) This in turn provides social stability to bolster food production and distribution.(6) Any and every incident was seized upon to bolster police powers and strengthen the state apparatus.(7) The cushions and pillows and bolster were all bright red, as was the canopy that draped itself over the posts of her bed, and dangled in soft muslin ruches.(8) In this connection it is necessary to remind oneself that people do give untruthful evidence for other reasons, including for example, an attempt to bolster up the truth.(9) the fall in interest rates is starting to bolster confidence(10) Wolf still slept, floating on an ocean of peace, his knees up front like a child's, his big hands cradling the chunk of wood on which his head rested, as if it were a bolster stuffed with down.(11) Another safety enhancement is the tiny sliding safety switch at the top of the bolster .(12) If stress becomes apparent to the coach, he should attempt to bolster confidence with moral support.(13) If you can't reach the floor, use a pillow or bolster to prop up your feet.(14) They took high premiums to bolster up the funds.(15) I hoped even the smallest success would bolster my confidence.(16) In addition to improving prairie health, this would bolster tourism by providing a connection to prairie-region natural history and cultural heritage.
(1) bolster up :: versterk up
1. strengthen ::
2. bolster up ::
3. pad ::
bolster, bolstered, bolstering, bolsters
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He's hired thousands of foreign sellswords
to BOLSTER his army.
Game of Thrones Season 5, Episode 7
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