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To become, or to make something stronger - synonyms or related words

strengthen

verb

to become physically stronger

bolster

verb

to make something stronger or more effective

intensify

verb

if something intensifies, or if you intensify it, it becomes greater, stronger, or more extreme

toughen

verb

to become mentally or physically stronger, or to make someone mentally or physically stronger

invigorate

verb

to make something stronger and more effective

reinforce

verb

to make a group of soldiers, police etc stronger by adding more people or equipment to it

sharpen

verb

to become or to make something stronger or more noticeable

stiffen

verb

if your resolve or resistance stiffens, or if you stiffen it, you become more determined

surge

verb

if water or electricity surges, its force suddenly becomes very strong

strengthen

verb

to become stronger or more powerful

bit rot

when electronic information is lost because the software or devices needed to read it are no longer available

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