Part of speech:
To prepare a tool or a weapon for action; to activate.
(Intransitive) To prepare for something bad, as an impact or blow.
Encourage is defined as to give someone hope, confidence or support.
Barricade means to put up a barrier to shut something in or out.
(Slang) To engage in stealing, especially shoplifting or pickpocketing.
To reaffirm the establishment of (a reservation or advance arrangement).
To prepare for battle; array.
(Elec.) To supply voltage or current to (a circuit, component, etc.)
(Physics) To increase the amount of one or more radioactive isotopes in (a material, especially a nuclear fuel).
Entrench is defined as to surround or securely establish, or to invade personal space.
Invigorate is defined as to give strength or energy, or to instill with excitement and energy.
To add a small amount of a substance to (something to be ingested), as to render it flavorful, potent, toxic, etc.
To equip or furnish with necessary provisions, accessories, etc.; fit out
To strengthen (a military force) with additional personnel or equipment.
To make certain; ensure:
Steel is defined as to make with the strong substance made of iron and carbon, or to make something strong or tough or unfeeling.
To assume and carry successfully, as the part of an actor; to represent or act; to sustain.
Sustain is defined as to support something or to endure a trial or hardship.
To bring (a country) under control by force.
To make or become weak or weaker.
To advise or persuade (a person) to refrain
To prevent (someone) from a purpose or course of action by persuasion:
To offend (one's feelings, pride, etc.); wound
To encircle or fasten with a belt or band
To cause to be ready.
To make fixed, settled, or less subject to change:
In a strong manner; greatly, severely, vigorously, etc.
(Military) To render (a gun) unusable by driving a metal spike into its touch hole.
enclose by or as if by a fortification
To prop up; bolster
To embolden is to cheer someone on, to give someone courage or confidence or to make text bold.
To provide a supplement to; add to, esp. so as to make up for a lack or deficiency
To guard from attack; keep from harm or danger; protect
Built with turrets and battlements, like a castle
One that upholds or defends something, as against neglect or unpopularity:
A heavily reinforced building used for launch operations of missiles and space launch vehicles.
The part of a ship's side that is above the upper deck.
An underground fortification, often with a concrete projection above ground level for observation or gun emplacements.
A large fortified building or group of buildings with thick walls, usually dominating the surrounding country.
A fortified position offering protection from enfilading and other fire.
A line of lofty steep cliffs, usually along a river.
An embankment of earth along the back of a trench, as to protect against fire from the rear
A breastwork outside a fortification, to defend approaches, etc.
A defensive barrier made of strong posts or timbers driven upright side by side into the ground.
A gallery, loft, etc. crossing a building
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