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for·ti·fy

 (fôr′tə-fī′)
v. for·ti·fied, for·ti·fy·ing, for·ti·fies
v.tr.
To make strong, as:
a. To strengthen and secure (a position) with fortifications.
b. To reinforce by adding material.
c. To impart physical strength or endurance to; invigorate.
d. To give emotional, moral, or mental strength to; encourage: Prayer fortified us during our crisis.
e. To strengthen or enrich (food, for example), as by adding vitamins.
v.intr.
To build fortifications.

[Middle English fortifien, from Old French fortifier, from Late Latin fortificāre : Latin fortis, strong; see bhergh- in Indo-European roots + Latin -ficāre, -fy.]

for′ti·fi′a·ble adj.
for′ti·fi′er n.
for′ti·fy′ing·ly adv.
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