propping up

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Related to propping up: ameliorative, scrutinised, overhyped, took over
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Noun1.propping up - the act of propping up with shores
supporting, support - the act of bearing the weight of or strengthening; "he leaned against the wall for support"
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The reality is that decisive action by the Government, propping up banks and boosting the economy, saved the nation from a depression that could have blighted generations.
According to experts, it can fight fatigue by propping ups to mach muscles and tiring legs and can give swimmers a significantly-improved body position in the water, vastly improving performance.