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buttresses

noun , plural of buttress

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1 something or someone to which one looks for support
  • the mother had always been the buttress of our family in trying times
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2 a structure that holds up or serves as a foundation for something else
  • after the wall collapsed, the construction company agreed to rebuild it with a buttress
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buttresses

verb , present tense third-person singular of buttress

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1 to hold up or serve as a foundation for
  • a brace buttressed the wall
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2 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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