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meanings of buttress


  1. A feature jutting prominently out from a mountain or rock; a crag, a bluff.
  2. A buttress-root.
  3. Anything that supports or strengthens.
  4. A brick or stone structure built against another structure to support it.
  5. Anything that serves to support something; a prop.


  1. To support something physically with, or as if with, a prop or buttress.
  2. To support something or someone by supplying evidence; to corroborate or substantiate.

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