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1. buttressed

adjective. ['ˈbʌtrəst'] held up by braces or buttresses.

Synonyms

  • supported

Antonyms

  • unprepared
  • unassisted

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Words that Rhyme with Buttressed

  • apprenticed
  • biased
  • calloused
  • canvassed
  • embarrassed
  • encompassed
  • focused
  • focussed
  • grimaced
  • harnessed
  • menaced
  • noticed
  • practiced
  • prefaced
  • prejudiced
  • premised
  • promised
  • purchased
  • refocused
  • repurchased

Example sentences of the word buttressed


1. Verb, past tense
Mature trees have a thick, buttressed trunk that is about 6.6 feet (2 meters) in girth.

2. Verb, past participle
Tree roots are buttressed to huge proportions so as to support a high trunk and wide branches.

3. Adjective
This great tree of buttressed trunk and fibrous bark lords over many a backwater swamp in the Southeast.

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