Fortify
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Fortify [fawr-tuh-fahy]

VERB

VERB

  • To protect or strengthen against attack

  • To strengthen mentally or morally

  • To increase the effectiveness of, as by additional ingredients

Example

“Vitamins are added to food to fortify it and make it healthier.”

“The soldiers used Kevlar plates to fortify their vehicle against gunfire.”

Synonyms

Strengthen, Reinforce, Invigorate, Embolden

Antonyms

Weaken, Dishearten, Harm, Let Down

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