buttress

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Synonyms for buttress

Synonyms for buttress

a means or device that keeps something erect, stable, or secure

to present evidence in support of

Synonyms for buttress

a support usually of stone or brick

reinforce with a buttress

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make stronger or defensible

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The secondary counterforts attached to the wall in the section between Russian Gate and Monk's Gate at the Vabaduse Avenue, suggest that the town wall could have been modified.
These included: 1) permanent tie-backs (earth anchors), 2) horizontal struts extending between the walls below underpass grade, and 3) counterforts or buttress.