fortify

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  • They were fortifying upon our left, about five miles off from their original position. Cited from "Co. Aytch", by Sam R. Watkins
  • The kingdom received its name from the fortified port city which served as its capital.
  • But he did want to fortify himself with all the information he could get. Cited from Poor Man's Rock, by Bertrand W. Sinclair
  • Only a portion of the original fortified castle possibly remains in existence today.
  • It was important to come up with them before they could have time to fortify themselves. Cited from Paul Gerrard, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • As soon as they reached the houses they began to fortify them. Cited from Through Three Campaigns, by G. A. Henty
  • I came from the fortifying, where all is finished that can be done to-night. Cited from The Eye of Zeitoon, by Talbot Mundy
  • It therefore stands to reason that a castle or fortified building must have stood near the village.
  • I think we would better fortify ourselves for the work of the night. Cited from The Best Short Stories of 1917, ed. by Edward J. O'Brien
  • It seems they wanted to fortify this section of country and built a fine place there. Cited from Boy Scouts in Southern Waters, by G. Harvey Ralphson
  • Any one watching her might have seen that there was a fortifying thought within her. Cited from Middlemarch, by George Eliot[#1]
  • There appears to have been a fortified town at this location since the earliest recorded history.
  • As there still appeared to be time, we thought it better to fortify the water side also. Cited from On the Banks of the Amazon, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • His main goals was to take measures to fortify the island against an enemy attack.
  • This measure was designed to make capture of the already heavily fortified city even more difficult.
  • Shortly afterwards, the main border between the two German states was fortified.
  • He placed the largest part of his force at the strongly fortified point facing the land.
  • Chance feeling needs to fortify itself with reasons and to find its level in the great world. Cited from The Life of Reason, by George Santayana
  • Walls and fortified wall structures were still built in the modern era.
  • The well-fortified German forces held the Canadian forces that did land on the beach.
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Words starting with fortify

Meaning of fortify

  • verb Enclose by or as if by a fortification
  • verb Add nutrients to
    fortified milk