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used in Frankenstein

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to make stronger — such as:
  • to add defensive fortifications to a site to withstand attack
  • to make a structure or organization stronger
  • to inspire emotional and mental strength
  • to strengthen an argument
  • to add nutrients to increase the healthfulness
  • I endeavoured to crush these fears and to fortify myself for the trial which in a few months I resolved to undergo; and sometimes I allowed my thoughts, unchecked by reason, to ramble in the fields of Paradise, and dared to fancy amiable and lovely creatures sympathizing with my feelings and cheering my gloom; their angelic countenances breathed smiles of consolation.
    Chapter 15 (49% in)

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