past tense of buttress
as in bolstered
to hold up or serve as a foundation for a brace buttressed the wall

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as in reinforced
to provide evidence or information for (as a claim or idea) a mass of circumstantial evidence buttresses the prosecutor's case

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“Buttressed.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/buttressed. Accessed 22 Mar. 2023.

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