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as in to sustain
to hold up or serve as a foundation for used additional beams to bolster the ceiling

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as in to reinforce
to provide evidence or information for (as a claim or idea) a couple of tournament wins would bolster the extravagant claims that have been made on behalf of the young golfer

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bolster

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“Bolster.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/bolster. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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