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 for strengthener
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Strengthener \Strength"en*er\, n.
     One who, or that which, gives or adds strength. --Sir W.
     Temple.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  strengthener
      n 1: a device designed to provide additional strength; "the
           cardboard backing was just a strengthener"; "he used gummed
           reinforcements to hold the page in his notebook" [syn:
           strengthener, reinforcement]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  54 Moby Thesaurus words for "strengthener":
     advocate, alpenstock, arm, athletic supporter, back, backbone,
     backing, bandeau, bearer, bra, brace, bracer, bracket, brassiere,
     buttress, cane, carrier, cervix, corset, crook, crutch,
     foundation garment, fulcrum, girdle, guy, guywire, jock, jockstrap,
     mainstay, maintainer, mast, neck, prop, reinforce, reinforcement,
     reinforcer, rest, resting place, rigging, shoulder, shroud, spine,
     sprit, staff, standing rigging, stave, stay, stick, stiffener,
     support, supporter, sustainer, upholder, walking stick
  
  

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