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fortified

adjective

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2 as in armed, braced

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fortified

verb
past tense of fortify

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1 to prepare (oneself) mentally or emotionally
  • Kelly fortified herself for the basketball tournament with a series of confidence-boosting exercises

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2 to increase the ability of (as a muscle) to exert physical force
  • he downed another granola bar to fortify himself for the rest of the bike ride

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3 to make able to withstand physical hardship, strain, or exposure
  • bought lots of warm clothing to fortify ourselves against the cold

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The first known use of fortified was in 1538

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“Fortified.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/fortified. Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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