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Adjective: buttressed  bú-trust
  1. Held up by braces or buttresses
    "He was required to take out the corners and rebuild them, providing for buttressed walls";
    - braced
Verb: buttress  bú-tris
  1. Reinforce with a buttress
    "Buttress the church"
  2. Make stronger or defensible
    "buttress your thesis"

See also: supported

Type of: beef up, fortify, reenforce, reinforce, strengthen

Encyclopedia: Buttress, William