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verb [transitive] bolster pronunciation in American English /ˈboʊlstər/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theybolster
he/she/itbolsters
present participlebolstering
past tensebolstered
past participlebolstered

or bolster up bolster pronunciation in American English

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