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 Meanings and Examples of FORTIFY
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fortify
 v.  make strong or stronger; prepare oneself for a military confrontation
Classic Sentence: (29 in 2 pages)
1  Though Connie did want children: if only to fortify her against her sister-in-law Emma.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 1
2  She would rather die than own the truth; and she hoped, by a little reflection, to fortify herself beyond betraying it.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXII
3  As soon as the sad little boy had withdrawn from the fire he clasped the money tight in the palm of his hand, as if thereby to fortify his courage, and began to run.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 8 Those Who Are Found Where There Is Said to Be Nobody
4  Around the table all who were at Count Bezukhov's house that night had gathered to fortify themselves.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XXIV
5  He meant to fortify that knoll quite differently, but.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER XXII
6  He felt that to fortify his intelligence was to fortify his hate.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VII—THE INTERIOR OF DESPAIR
7  A thousand thoughts traversed his mind, but they continued to fortify him in his resolution.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER III—A TEMPEST IN A SKULL
8  The more must you fortify yourself, Albert.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 84. Beauchamp.
9  For some time Mrs. Crupp could only lay her hand upon her nankeen bosom, and fortify herself against returning pain with sips of her medicine.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 26. I FALL INTO CAPTIVITY
10  In the second case one can say nothing except to encourage such princes to provision and fortify their towns, and not on any account to defend the country.
The Prince By Nicolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In CHAPTER X — CONCERNING THE WAY IN WHICH THE STRENGTH OF A...
11  So were Pine Mountain and Lost Mountain near by which were also fortified.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
12  Lily was throbbing with fear, but the insinuation fortified her resistance.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 9
13  The conclusions it led him to were fortified, later in the evening, by some of those faint corroborative hints that generate a light of their own in the dusk of a doubting mind.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 1
14  Beat about the question as she would, she knew the outcome of it was that she must try to marry Rosedale; and in this conviction she was fortified by an unexpected visit from George Dorset.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 6
15  We are now fortified, garrisoned, and provisioned," cried Heyward cheerfully, "and may set Montcalm and his allies at defiance.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 5
Example Sentence:
1  Allowing women to join the infantry and take on combat positions, would fortify military efforts.
2  Once more she ventured, and this time she fortified herself with the thought: "It's a good lie - it's a good lie - I won't let it grieve me."
3  The villagers fortified the town hall, hoping this improvised bastion could protect them from the guerillas' raids.
4  They fortified the area against attack.
5  They hurriedly fortified the village with barricades of carts, tree trunks and whatever came to hand.
6  "There is no margin of error up here," Hagel told reporters at the heavily fortified Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) that still separates the two Koreas 60 years after the end of the Korean War.