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1. bolster

verb. ['ˈboʊlstɝ'] support and strengthen.

Synonyms

  • reinforce
  • reenforce

Antonyms

  • abstain
  • fire
  • unseal

Etymology

  • bolstre (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bolster (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Bolster

  • upholster
  • toalster
  • polster
  • pollster
  • holster

How do you pronounce bolster?

Pronounce bolster as ˈboʊlstər.

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Sentences with bolster


1. Verb, base form
I knew the prospect of it would bolster my willpower.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Place the bolster on the floor length wise.

3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
This is when you add flavorings and ingredients that bolster the dressing.

2. bolster

noun. ['ˈboʊlstɝ'] a pillow that is often put across a bed underneath the regular pillows.

Synonyms

  • long pillow

Antonyms

  • ride
  • unclutter

Etymology

  • bolstre (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bolster (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. bolster

verb. ['ˈboʊlstɝ'] add padding to.

Synonyms

  • fill
  • make full
  • fill up

Antonyms

  • leave
  • weaken
  • eviscerate
  • hollow

Etymology

  • bolstre (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bolster (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. bolster

verb. ['ˈboʊlstɝ'] prop up with a pillow or bolster.

Synonyms

  • shore
  • prop
  • shore up

Antonyms

  • knock out
  • alter
  • drain
  • discharge

Etymology

  • bolstre (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bolster (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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