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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of fortify.

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  • adj. secured with bastions or fortifications
  • adj. having something added to increase the strength


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  • Found on cereal boxes: "Fortified with 17 different vitamins & minerals!!" Which always makes me want to use 'fortified' in some similar yet incongruous way with something completely different, for humorous effect.

    March 20, 2009