Use Buttress in a sentence
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Meaning: [verb, noun] to strengthen; support; a brick or stone structure built to support a wall;
The evidence they provided never seemed to buttress their claims.
The central nave walls are supported by fourteen flying buttresses.
Large buttresses reinforce the structure both inside and outside.
They easily find other scientific theories to buttress their faith.
The sloping walls of the stages were buttressed.
Such buttressing was common in Roman arch construction.
The tower is in three stages and is supported by buttresses.
The castle was heightened and buttressed in the 15th century.
The corners of the building are reinforced with buttresses.
The west wall is constructed of large concrete sections reinforced by buttresses.
The defendants erected buttresses to support a sinking road.