“McConnell is doing everything he can to buttress his support,” Mann said.
It was all an invented mythology designed to buttress Israel's political claims to legitimacy and territory.
Bibi has a history of using Jewish holidays to buttress his apocalyptic worldview.
Newspaper citations flash on the screen to buttress the parade of horribles.
We should buttress cooperative tribes again, with names like Dulaim, Isawi, Al bu Issa, among others.
From the buttress foot a sheep-walk goes along the scarp—see, you can follow it from here in the dry grass.
I was a mother and a home-maker and the hope and buttress of the future.
And drawing his cutlass from his belt, Michael bounded round the buttress behind which the young girl had promised to wait.
I got astride of the buttress, and painfully forced my way up.
Guapo, in front of the mule, now ran forward upon the ledge, and looked round the buttress of rock.
early 14c., from Old French (arc) botrez "flying buttress," apparently from bouter "to thrust against," of Frankish origin (cf. Old Norse bauta "to strike, beat"), from Proto-Germanic *butan, from PIE root *bhau- "to strike" (see butt (v.)).
late 14c., literal and figurative, from buttress (n.). Related: Buttressed; buttressing.