shored (up)

past tense of shore (up)
as in sustained
to hold up or serve as a foundation for a highway tunnel shored up by massive columns of concrete

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as in reinforced
to provide evidence or information for (as a claim or idea) used an avalanche of statistics to shore up his claim that the state's economy is in fine shape

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“Shored (up).” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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