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buttress
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Dune
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as in: buttress the defenses Define
make stronger or defensible
  • Some architect had reached far back into history for these buttressed walls and dark hangings, she thought.

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  • The report should buttress the White House case for immigration reform.
  • There is nothing like a newborn baby to renew your spirit - and to buttress your resolve to make the world a better place.
    Virginia Kelley

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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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