supported (part of speech: verb)
- Rebecca went up- stairs so slowly that Lucia called twice before her friend entered the chamber where Lucia, bolstered up in bed, and with flushed cheeks and looking very much as Rebby herself had looked an hour earlier, was waiting for her. - "A Little Maid of Old Maine", Alice Turner Curtis.
- It was propped and bolstered in every conceivable way to keep it from sinking out of sight in its muddy bed, and became a source of political discord on the subject of its outrageous cost of maintenance. - "The Heart of Unaga", Ridgwell Cullum.
- But Sube realized that it was too late to back out, and he bolstered up his ebbing courage by talking of the glory of achievement. - "Sube Cane", Edward Bellamy Partridge.