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Verb: bolster  bówl-stu(r)
  1. Support and strengthen
    "bolster morale";
    - bolster up
     
  2. Prop up with a pillow or bolster
     
  3. Add padding to
    "bolster the seat of the chair";
    - pad
Noun: bolster  bówl-stu(r)
  1. A pillow that is often put across a bed underneath the regular pillows
    - long pillow

Derived forms: bolstering, bolsters, bolstered

Type of: fill, fill up, make full, pillow, prop, prop up, reenforce, reinforce, shore, shore up

Encyclopedia: Bolster, Washington