Noun(1) a support usually of stone or brick; supports the wall of a building
Verb(1) reinforce with a buttress(2) make stronger or defensible
(1) Property and financial prosperity were powerful testimonies to the strength of each of these categories and a buttress to weak claims to either.(2) I leaned against the damp stone of the buttress , tilting my head to follow the line of the sheer wall up to where the ghosts of clouds raced before the moon.(3) Stallman thus launched his movement to build a buttress against this trend, by developing a free operating system within which the freedoms he had known could continue.(4) For the first time in human history the inferior man has no ready buttress for his self-regard.(5) When analysts can cite other experts, whether private sector or foreign liaison, they add to their own credibility - experts talk to other experts - as well as buttress their argument.(6) It means he can defend his own defence, with Nerlinger providing the buttress to protect the centre-backs.(7) The main buttress of state security is the national defense capability and only after it comes the economic might.(8) A big drop followed, down over rough rock and scree to the Bealach an Fhuarian from where a great greyish-white buttress reared alarmingly.(9) Hiking out, we talked about our ascent of the northwest buttress of Cloud Peak, trying to sound congratulatory.(10) The ├ö├ç├┐truth├ö├ç├û becomes another buttress in the society's ideological infrastructure.(11) And small-world experiences that we encounter naturally buttress people's religious faith as evidence of ├ö├ç├┐design.├ö├ç├û(12) A protective structure adapted to buttress opposed upright walls of an excavation.(13) I was expecting at least a stout defence, and probably new evidence that would help buttress his case, but he barely rated a mention in Trevor Mallard's speech, and I will tell the members why.(14) Even ├ö├ç├┐reverence for the emperor, the most important ideological buttress of the old order, was evidently giving way├ö├ç├û.(15) It is more economical to buttress it at certain intervals than to make the entire wall thicker.(16) there was a demand for a new stable order as a buttress against social collapse
(1) flying buttress :: ફ્લાઈંગ ટેકો
1. prop ::
2. support ::
3. abutment ::
4. brace ::
5. shore ::
6. pier ::
7. reinforcement ::
8. stanchion ::
9. strengthen ::
10. reinforce ::
11. fortify ::
12. support ::
13. bolster ::
14. shore up ::
15. underpin ::
16. cement ::
17. uphold ::
18. prop up ::
19. defend ::
20. sustain ::
buttress, buttressed, buttresses, buttressing
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We need to get some poles
to make a BUTTRESS. Hurry!
Money Heist Season 1, Episode 12
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