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


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  • Armstrong for Eddie Griffin fortifies the Nets at shooting guard and center. - Team-by-team analysis

  • Taking the nutrient approach to self serving extremes, the food industry "fortifies" highly processed foods, like refined cereals and sugar-sweetened beverages, with selected micronutrients and recharacterizes them as nutritious.

    Weighty Matters

  • _whatever_, is nom. to "fortifies;" _which_, the relative part, is nom. to "purifies."

    English Grammar in Familiar Lectures

  • The industry then "fortifies" these processed foods with marketable nutrients, but never recreates the health promoting properties of the whole food they replaced. "

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  • I think for me, when you go to your work it sort of fortifies that that belief system that we Westerners have, which is oh, I know you're going through a hard time.

    Sheryl Crow On Love, Loss And Bouncing Back

  • This it seems to me, fortifies Rex´ comment that the use of slang with which one is not adequately familiar in describing any single group of people is always akin to treading on thin ice.

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  • To add to the fun, he also fortifies the cast with some notable male participants, including Tim Olyphant as a charming detective, Joseph Gordon-Levitt as Electra's video-blogging chronicler, and Justin Kirk as a melodramatically righteous husband.

    Dan Persons: Mighty Movie Podcast: Sebastian Gutierrez on Electra Luxx

  • Episode three looks at the King's son, Jon Snow, in his new role patrolling The Wall, a vast, 300 mile, 700 feet tall ancient barrier of ice that fortifies the northern border of the seven kingdoms.

    Grace Dent's TV OD: Game Of Thrones

  • And this latest rout by the Tigers only fortifies Alabama's chances of holding on to the second spot.

    LSU Locks Up BCS Berth

  • Our national obsession with high stakes testing fortifies the pipeline as teachers, under-supported and over-prescribed, are incentivized to drive out "problem" students whose low test scores and misbehavior drain the classroom enterprise.

    Fagan Harris: Zero "Zero Tolerance": Ending the Real Debt Crisis


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