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bolster

bol·ster

bolster

 
 
pronunciation:
bol str
parts of speech:
noun, verb
part of speech: noun
definition: a pillow shaped like a cylinder.
similar words:
cushion
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: bolstered, bolstering, bolsters
definition: to give support to.
Her smile bolstered me when I was feeling sad.
antonyms:
block
similar words:
support