How to use "bolster" in sentences with meaning in English and Hindi

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Example sentences for "bolster" in popular movie and book plots

  • Even Archie's unusually sensitive attempts to bolster her self-esteem (he kisses her) do no good.  - Edith's 50th Birthday
  • He uses an ultrasonic whistle than only the Dzlieri can hear to bolster his authority.  - The Galton Whistle
  • In an attempt to bolster his forces, Thorisin sends emissaries of his own to other countries to recruit more mercenaries for his Empire.  - Videssos cycle
  • Canary, however, manages to hide her magic ruby, the lucky talisman of the Ragnicks which Kadar seeks to bolster his power.  - The Barbarians (film)
  • Georgia comes under the threat of Muslim invaders and the king gives orders to bolster all fortresses in the country.  - The Legend of Suram Fortress
  • In the midst of her mischief, Hunca Munca remembers she needs a bolster and the two take the dolls' bolster to their mouse-hole.  - The Tale of Two Bad Mice
  • Their air is running out and as Bruce gets discouraged it is Sam's turn to bolster their courage.  - Nothing Ever Happens on the Moon
  • He decides to make an appearance at a Long Island charity rodeo to bolster his image.  - Ride 'Em Cowboy
  • Following this, Hacker appears in a television interview with Ludovic Kennedy to further bolster his public profile.  - Party Games (Yes Minister)
  • Captain Benjamin Sisko decides to retake Deep Space Nine in order to bolster sagging Federation morale.  - Favor the Bold
  • All of the Taken gather to bolster the defenses, killing the remaining members of the Circle, when they're not busy assassinating each other.  - The Black Company (novel)
  • To help bolster Free Country's power they bring over five innately powerful children.  - The Children's Crusade (comics)
  • Lamia frees Yvaine, but her feigned defeat was just a ruse to bolster Yvaine's broken heart.  - Stardust (2007 film)
  • Artos marries Guenhumara in order to bolster his forces with much needed troops.  - Sword at Sunset
  • Casper divides the ammo evenly among the soldiers, in order to bolster their chances of defense.  - Southern Comfort (1981 film)
  • Heavily outnumbered and outgunned, Roenick sets free and arms the prisoners to bolster the defense of the station.  - Assault on Precinct 13 (2005 film)
  • Hye-sun witnesses and narrowly escapes a bloodbath up close at the local police station, while Ki-woong's search for Hye-sun is bolstered by the appearance of Suk-gyu.  - Seoul Station (film)
  • When the agents learn that Heydrich is about to be transferred, the plan goes into effect with the duo bolstered by the addition of other agents who have been parachuted into Czechoslovakia and the remaining resistance fighters in Prague.  - Anthropoid (film)
  • With their forces bolstered and their goal in sight, the Viking Resistance makes a move on the imposing fortress of Chief Ramhorn- Bladgard.  - CastleStorm
  • Legolas and Tauriel witness the march of Bolg's army, bolstered by Orc Berserkers and giant bats.  - The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies
  • Anbu, bolstered by Kaali, however, declines.  - Madras (film)
  • Dibia’s novel closes on the image of a blackbird that had bolstered Omoniyi’s spirits in jail.  - Blackbird (Dibia novel)
  • Noting similarities between statues found in South America and the Polynesian moai, Heyerdahl's theory about the origin of the Polynesian people is bolstered by Polynesian folklore that tells of an ancient tribe called the Hanau epe that are said to have once inhabited Easter Island.  - Kon-Tiki (2012 film)
  • Two years later, Fehl Prime has recovered and the Alliance has bolstered the colony's defenses with a heavy anti-ship cannon and military-grade kinetic barriers.  - Mass Effect: Paragon Lost
  • The castle morale is bolstered by Marshall's act and he succumbs to the advances of Cornhill's wife Isabel, breaking his Templar vows.  - Ironclad (film)
  • Her hopes in the end are bolstered by the news that Panfilo may be coming back to Naples after all.  - Elegia di Madonna Fiammetta
  • The Imperialists were bolstered by Buxton, Fowler, Marquess of Tweedmouth, Birrell, and Sinclair.  - The Relugas Compact
  • Laurence describes his own experiences abroad, visiting societies where dragons are treated as equal members instead of being harnassed and controlled by humans as British dragons are, societies that are materially enriched by this approach; and Admiral Jane Roland submits her theory that Napoleon has bolstered his own aerial corps by extending similar privileges to the ferals of the Continent.  - Victory of Eagles
  • Though momentarily bolstered by his victory, Tully pines for Oma, his ex-wife, or any woman, realizing that his career is over and the past can not be reclaimed.  - Fat City (novel)
  • Hugo's faction attacks Mordrin's headquarters, and the resistance - bolstered by the defecting Coldstream Guards - prepares to finish off whoever is left.  - Knights of God
  • Martha becomes braver, bolstered by Ivy's encouragement.  - The Changeling (Snyder novel)
  • After several inept attempts to end his life - and bolstered by whiskey disguised as poison - he joins an expedition to capture an armadillo.  - Hard Luck (1921 film)
  • Under Una's tutelage and bolstered by the romantic novels she sneaks home, Missy begins to dream of the world outside Byron and a better life for herself.  - The Ladies of Missalonghi
  • The spirits of the captains, dragons, and crew are bolstered by the victory at the Battle of Trafalgar (October 1805), which erases Napoleon's navy and diminishes his aerial strength; additionally, while Nelson is raked by fire from a Spanish Flecha-del-Fuego, he survives to fight another day.  - His Majesty's Dragon
  • While it is heavily implied that Junior is a childish sadist, it is conceded that his excesses are only bolstered by the encouragement of his beautiful, yet cruel, wife Josephine (Boyle) and the violence dealt by anti-government terrorists.  - Land of the Blind
  • Zairin was obsessed with defeating Ruuji until he discovered the shocking truth of their bolstered forces, it snapped him out of his obsession and caused him to defect.  - Zoids: Genesis
  • Their power bolstered by the invisible authority known only to an elite few as the Archons extended beyond the fortified city-states into what came to be called the Outlands.  - Outlanders
  • Admiral Lester Tourville comes close to taking the day, crushing (in separate engagements) both Home and Third Fleets, despite the latter being bolstered by elements of Harrington's fleet led by her original XO, Adm.  - At All Costs
  • The Light is bolstered by people coming from all over the world to fight, sensing the end of all things, while the Shadow welcomes a new Forsaken: Mazrim Taim, now called "M'Hael".  - A Memory of Light
  • With the Doctor's help, they discover that the computers — bolstered by the students' enhanced intelligence — are part of a Krillitane effort to solve the "Skasis Paradigm", a theory of everything.  - School Reunion (Doctor Who)
  • As the invasion continues town by town, their ranks are continually bolstered by either Confederate supporters or men who would simply choose to avoid getting on their bad side.  - The Red Badge of Gayness
  • Their forces bolstered by the ancient Autobots from Earth and the arrival of Wing Saber, who combines with Optimus Prime, the Autobots fight their way through a vengeful Megatron and defeat Starscream - but the battle is not without casualties, as Hot Shot, Red Alert and Scattershot are gravely wounded and rebuilt into the even more powerful "Cybertron Defense Team".  - Transformers: Cybertron
  • This reading is bolstered by the later transformation of Lillian's fiancé into what could be an effemininate gay man.  - A Florida Enchantment
  • Gilbert recovers over the summer, bolstered by a letter from Phil assuring him that there is really nothing between Anne and Roy.  - Anne of the Island
  • As the season develops, the ranks of the X-Men are bolstered by the appearance of Nightcrawler in the first episode, Shadowcat in the second, Spyke in the fifth, and Rogue (who originally joins the Brotherhood in the fourth episode) in the third.  - X-Men: Evolution

Example sentences for "bolster" in interesting articles

  • The Risc chips bolstered Acorn’s business, and soon brought it what should have been its biggest coup to date: a partnership with Apple Computers in 1990 to design a new processor for its Newton handheld computer.  - How ARM got so successful without the public really noticing
  • That decision was bolstered in 2005, when a federal judge in Pennsylvania ruled that police had illegally arrested Allen Robinson on the charge of harassing police officers after he videotaped traffic stops from a nearby field.  - The War on Cameras
  • But it’s quite another to establish a law that would strip existing security measures from users’ devices. Since Snowden’s leaks have bolstered consumers’ desire for greater privacy from government interception and have almost certainly delayed the introduction of U.S.  - Tech Companies and Government May Soon Go to War Over Surveillance
  • The country’s efforts were bolstered by the Allied victory in World War II, which allowed them to pilfer surviving equipment from German factories.  - Movements of the Cold War: How the Soviets Revolutionized Wristwatches
  • Ohanian pitched the idea to White while they were in Singapore and, bolstered by his positive response, the pair then pitched it to tech entrepreneur Paul Graham.  - Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian fights for a free and open Internet
  • This does not bode well for a general improvement in SAV conditions, even if bolstered by law or treaty.  - Rate-limiting State: The edge of the Internet is an unruly place
  • gondii that bolstered Flegr’s theory.  - How Your Cat Is Making You Crazy
  • And because the source code was kept secret, jurors couldn’t know the actual likelihood of a false match.At the hearing, bolstered by a range of expert testimony, Goldthwaite and her colleagues argued that the FST, far from being established science, was an unknown quantity.  - The False Promise of DNA Testing
  • The myth of the generalist CEO is bolstered by the many fawning media portrayals where CEOs say that their key jobs are understanding, hiring, and motivating people--leading board members to believe that you can run a technology company without knowing anything about technology.WHY FIRST EXECS MAKE BETTER CHIEF EXECSThe list of successful founders-turned-CEOs is daunting.  - Steve Jobs's Law: Why Founders Make the Best Leaders
  • That's what the messaging looks like from action groups like the Southern California Water Committee, which is sponsored by the two biggest users of water from the Delta—Kern County and the Metropolitan Water District—and bolstered by a host of consultants and lawyers who stand to make a bundle on the huge tunnel project.But even the Southern California Water Committee's documents show how much progress has been made in the state's water picture almost because of the gridlock in the Delta.  - American Aqueduct: The Great California Water Saga
  • Foucquet’s only conclusion was that he suffered from something he called “Chinese madness.” This impression was bolstered when Hu had a meltdown in a French church after seeing males and females commingling during the services—something that was forbidden in China.  - The Fake 'Asian' Who Fooled 18th-Century London
  • Its detailed Community Standards for speech, often considered the industry’s gold standard, were bolstered by reporting tools that allowed users to report offensive content, and Thorlaug had used these tools as instructed.  - The Unsafety Net: How Social Media Turned Against Women

Meaning of "bolster" in English

  • a pillow that is often put across a bed underneath the regular pillows
  • support and strengthen
  • add padding to
  • prop up with a pillow or bolster

Meaning of "bolster" in Hindi

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