fortified|fortifies|fortifying'fɔrtɪfaɪ /'fɔːt- verb +make strong or stronger +enclose by or as if by a fortification +prepare oneself for a military confrontation +add nutrients to +add alcohol to (beverages)
Her enthusiasm fortified him to face what was coming.
3 supplement, enhance, enrich, boost, augment:
The drink was fortified by the addition of whisky.
Advanced English Dictionary
+verb (fortifies, fortifying, fortified, fortified) [VN] 1 ~ sth (against sb/sth) to strengthen a place against attack, especially by building high walls: a fortified town + They fortified the area against attack. 2 ~ sb / yourself (against sb/sth) to make sb/yourself feel stronger, braver, etc: He fortified himself against the cold with a stiff brandy. + Although fortified by its election success, the government remains cautious in its policies. 3 to make a feeling or an attitude stronger: The news merely fortified their determination. 4 ~ sth (with sth) to increase the strength or quality of food or drink by adding sth to it: Sherry is fortified wine (= wine with extra alcohol added). + cereal fortified with extra vitamins
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