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Harry Potter (#7) and the Deathly Hallows
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bolster -- as in: to bolster
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Harry Potter (#7) and the Deathly Hallows
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  • Bolstered by the destruction of the locket they set to debating the possible locations of the other Horcruxes and even though they had discussed the matter so often before.
  • It was Umbridge’s lie that brought the blood surging into Harry’s brain and obliterated his sense of caution — that the locket she had taken as a bribe from a petty criminal was being used to bolster her own pure-blood credentials.

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  • So I’d grabbed a book for myself and propped up a row of pillows for Mia to bolster her leg against, like she liked to at night.
    Gayle Forman  --  Where She Went
  • But I am bolstered by Liv Crawford, whom I haven’t actually seen in some time but whose daily contact with me is most regular, in the form of a different catered box dinner delivered each afternoon by her new assistant, Julie, a cheery, bouncy young woman whose talk and dress are uncannily like Liv’s.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  A Gesture Life

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