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buttress
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Childhood's End
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  • Did the Overlords, he wondered, sport themselves upon its slopes and sweep like eagles around those immense buttresses?

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as in: buttress the defenses Define
make stronger or defensible
as in: a flying buttress Define
an architectural feature that supports the wall of a building
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