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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of strengthen.

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Examples

  • As you go down in the scale of manhood, the idea strengthens at every step, that woman was created for no higher purpose than to gratify the lust of man.

    History of Woman Suffrage, Volume II

  • The buying trend is sustainable only if the global economy strengthens, which is unlikely.

    MarketWatch.com - Software Industry News

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  • Reducing cash flow and adding debt to your balance sheet 'strengthens' it?

    Social Security Reform, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • Salehi said the development "strengthens" Tehran's position in the next round of nuclear talks, set to start Monday in Geneva.

    Iran Says It Has Produced Its First Yellowcake Uranium

  • Re your point about UUP-transfers, that kind of strengthens what i'm saying.

    The Monday Myth Deconstruction

  • And in the wintertime specifically, what it does, it kind of strengthens this Southern branch of the jet stream, and if you live in California, you know what that means.

    CNN Transcript Oct 16, 2009

  • That, kind of strengthens my doubts about Obama being more talk than real leadership.

    On the Road Again - The Caucus Blog - NYTimes.com

  • We're in an El Nino year now, which kind of strengthens that Southern jet stream during the wintertime and quite possibly could have been one of the factors in this very, very strong tornado across central Florida just a day-and-a-half ago -- Rick.

    CNN Transcript Feb 3, 2007

  • Spain's Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero says the idea should be explored if it "strengthens" the EU, while Belgium's budget minister Melchior

    EU News

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