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buoyed

[ boo-eed, boid ]
/ ˈbu id, bɔɪd /
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adjective
Nautical. marked with buoys, or distinctively marked floats: A buoyed channel guides ships into the inner lagoon.Swimming and snorkeling are restricted to the buoyed swimming area.
Nautical. made to float or rise in water by means of attached buoys or floats: To haul a trap, the lobsterman catches hold of the buoyed trap line with a gaff hook and hauls it up by hand.
sustained, encouraged, or supported:A buoyed Scotland team began the second half with renewed optimism.Following the win, the buoyed opposition leader attacked the chief minister, saying he should immediately tender his resignation.
enhanced or increased: Boston is really on a roll in 2017, with the greatest football team in the world, a buoyed economy, and packed streets and hotels.Despite buoyed expectations, experts nevertheless admit that the country is still lacking the means to fully realize its ambitious goals.
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OTHER WORDS FROM buoyed

un·bu·oyed, adjective
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