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fortify
used in The Killer Angels

3 uses
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Definition
to make stronger
in various senses, including:
  • to add defensive fortifications to a site to withstand attack — as in "fortify the camp"
  • to make a structure or organization stronger — as in "fortify the wall"
  • to inspire emotional and mental strength — as in "fortify her spirits"
  • to strengthen an argument — as in "fortify our argument"
  • to add nutrients to increase the healthfulness — as in "bread fortified with folic acid and iron"
  • to add alcohol to make a drink stronger and/or less prone to spoiling — as in "port, sherry, madeira, and other fortified wines"
  • Eariy said slowly, "To move this entire Corps, in the face of a fortified enemy?"
    1.6 — Day 1 Chapter 6 (38% in)
  • Once it is fortified.
    1.6 — Day 1 Chapter 6 (28% in)
  • The generals of Europe are still ordering massed assaults against fortified positions long years after his death, in 1904, at the age of eighty-three.
    Afterward (29% in)

There are no more uses of "fortify" in The Killer Angels.

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