Bolster

Bol"ster

, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Bolstered (); p. pr. & vb. n. Bolstering.] 1. To support with a bolster or pillow. S. Sharp.
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2. To support, hold up, or maintain with difficulty or unusual effort; -- often with up.
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To bolster baseness.
Drayton.
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Shoddy inventions designed to bolster up a factitious pride.
Compton Reade.
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