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Buoyed Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Buoy \Buoy\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Buoyed; p. pr. & vb. n. Buoying.]
  1. To keep from sinking in a fluid, as in water or air; to keep afloat; -- with up.
  2. To support or sustain; to preserve from sinking into ruin or despondency. Those old prejudices, which buoy up the ponderous mass of his nobility, wealth, and title. --Burke.
  3. To fix buoys to; to mark by a buoy or by buoys; as, to buoy an anchor; to buoy or buoy off a channel. Not one rock near the surface was discovered which was not buoyed by this floating weed. --Darwin.
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    • Clearwater Paper Hits 52-Week High, Buoyed by Improved Q2
      Buoyed by improved second-quarter 2014 results, shares of Clearwater Paper Corporation (CLW) scaled a 52-week high of $70.16 during Friday's trading session. Read more on this news related to 'Buoyed'
    • Aggies, Dawgs vault into top 10 of AP poll
      The Texas A&M Aggies, buoyed by their victory over South Carolina, moved up 13 spots to No. 8 in the AP Top 25 after the opening weekend of college football. Read more on this news related to 'Buoyed'
    • Neenah Paper Scales 52-Week High Buoyed by Record Q2 Results
      Buoyed by record second-quarter 2014 results, shares of Neenah Paper Inc. (NP) scaled a new 52-week high of $54.94 during yesterday's trading session, before closing a notch lower at $54.40. Read more on this news related to 'Buoyed'

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