v. support or prop up with or as if with a long narrow pillow or cushion
v. to brace, reinforce, secure, or support
The debaters amassed file boxes full of evidence to bolster their arguments.
They have declared this week Shark Week, and are running events aimed at bolstering opposition to shark fin soup. Shark fin soup emerged as a culinary delicacy in the 1400s, during the Ming Dynasty.
Ferguson has wrestled to bolster its standing, a possibility that seems much more remote now that its name has become shorthand for racial turmoil.
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He spoke the verses aloud from the first lines till the music and rhythm suffused his mind, turning it to quiet indulgence; then copied them painfully to feel them the better by seeing them; then lay back on his bolster.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
The bed had a spring mattress, and a special sort of bolster and silk pillowcases on the little pillows.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Prince Andrew answered all his questions reluctantly but reasonably, and then said he wanted a bolster placed under him as he was uncomfortable and in great pain.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
In Ashley and his love lay strength upon which to lay her weakness, courage to bolster her fear, ease for her sorrow.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context