Bibi has a history of using Jewish holidays to buttress his apocalyptic worldview.
Responding with alarm, they seek to buttress the idea of Jewish ethnicity qua Jewish peoplehood.
It was all an invented mythology designed to buttress Israel's political claims to legitimacy and territory.
Newspaper citations flash on the screen to buttress the parade of horribles.
They build on their distinctive strengths, buttress and leverage their specific assets, attributes, and advantages.
From the buttress foot a sheep-walk goes along the scarp—see, you can follow it from here in the dry grass.
I got astride of the buttress, and painfully forced my way up.
And drawing his cutlass from his belt, Michael bounded round the buttress behind which the young girl had promised to wait.
The end of the buttress was a foot or two below the level of the leads, where Clara stood.
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.