verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Origin of buoy
OTHER WORDS FROM buoyun·buoyed, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH buoyboy, buoy
Example sentences from the Web for buoy
In findings published online December 3 in Scientific Reports, the team found that only four of the buoys came within 20 kilometers of any of the Ryukyu Islands, and these did so only as a result of typhoons and other adverse weather.Ancient humans may have deliberately voyaged to Japan’s Ryukyu Islands|Charles Choi|December 3, 2020|Science News
Last year, buoyed by his 2012 reelection, Obama dismissed the notion of schmoozing with his Republican tormentors on Capitol Hill.Can Obama and a Republican Senate Find Common Ground?|Eleanor Clift|November 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
That case was buoyed by a federal investigation into how Cuomo conducted a commission he created to root out Albany corruption.
Cuomo in turn was buoyed by big margins in New York City and its surrounding suburbs.
But by 1928, he was ready to get back into the fray, buoyed by supporters in and out of the media.From The Square Deal to The New Deal: The Overlapping Political Identities of TR and FDR|John Avlon|September 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Zaharchenko on Friday night projected defiance rather than bravado, no doubt buoyed by the Moscow-sent materiel and fighters.Ukraine Rebels Boast About Troops and Tanks Coming from Russia|Jamie Dettmer|August 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The excitement had buoyed her up, but now that the suspense was past, Val was utterly worn out.The Adventure Girls at K Bar O|Clair Blank
The yacht buoyed by the numerous casks and lifted by the tackle, had, indeed, hung on bottom only for a moment.The Rival Campers Afloat|Ruel Perley Smith
She was buoyed up by her dress, and floated down the stream.Margaret of Anjou|Jacob Abbott.
A few moments later she hurried away, buoyed up by the thought that she was not only to see her lover but to serve him.Through the Wall|Cleveland Moffett
How the heart leaps and grows large in its reach toward the altitude of Boundless Love, if only it be buoyed with faith!