Word:

Strengthen

Strength´en
v. t.1.To make strong or stronger; to add strength to; as, to strengthen a limb, a bridge, an army; to strengthen an obligation; to strengthen authority.
[imp. & p. p. Strengthened ; p. pr. & vb. n. Strengthening.]
2.To animate; to encourage; to fix in resolution.
Charge Joshua, and encourage him, and strengthen him.
- Deut. iii. 28.
v. i.1.To grow strong or stronger.
Verb1.strengthen - make strong or stronger; "This exercise will strengthen your upper body"; "strenghten the relations between the two countries"
Synonyms: beef up, fortify
Antonyms:
weaken - lessen the strength of; "The fever weakened his body"
2.strengthen - gain strength; "His body strengthened"
Antonyms:
weaken - become weaker; "The prisoner's resistance weakened after seven days"
3.strengthen - give a healthy elasticity to; "Let's tone our muscles"
Synonyms: tone up, tone
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Strekelia formosissima
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Strelitzia
strelitzia family
Strelitzia reginae
Strelitziaceae
Strene
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Strength
strength reduction
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strenuosity
Strenuous
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