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The end of the buttress was a foot or two below the level of the leads, where Clara stood.

I got astride of the buttress, and painfully forced my way up.

As the buttress does not bond with the wall it was evidently a later addition.

Philip was too busy keeping behind the buttress to see who they were who were talking.

“That ridge along the summit of yonder spur or buttress,” said Dale.

I was a mother and a home-maker and the hope and buttress of the future.

The angle between the wall and a bar is called the "buttress."

In comparison with you, he is but as a pinnacle to a buttress.

It seems possible that we have, after all, a buttress to deal with here.

He felt that he had raised a buttress against future assaults of Fortune.

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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.