Sentence Examples


  • Her presence would bolster his weak will.
  • Deidre fled to it, needing something to bolster the defenses that were dropping too fast.
  • We would need to recall the armies from the south to bolster our numbers.
  • Bloemfontein, President Kruger himself arriving on the scene to give confidence to his burghers; but the demoralization was so great that neither the military genius of the few nor the personal influence of the president could bolster up an adequate resistance, and on the 13th of March 1900 Lord Roberts's army marched into the Free State capital.
  • To bolster up the case a fresh packet of five forged letters was concocted (31st August); but the forgery was transparent, and even Sir William Jones, the attorney-general, though a violent upholder of the plot, dared not produce them as evidence.

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