Sentence Examples


  • Retribution, swift vengeance, eternal malice were in his whole aspect, and spite of all that mortal man could do, the solid white buttress of his forehead smote the ship's starboard bow, till men and timbers reeled.
  • Interestingly the upper buttress was widely covered in old avalanche debris.
  • Trees have wide buttress roots to support their great height.
  • The oldest part of the present building is in fact a sloping medieval buttress at the south west corner of the nave.
  • Stepped buttress at northeast angle in ' B '.

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