To keep from yielding or failing during stress or difficulty.
To raise the spirits of.
She was worried and tired already, and his latest jab didn't buoy her spirits at all.
Click on the buoy icon that reads, "Get on Board."
She swims out to the buoy, and while he is asleep on the beach, she fights a losing battle against an unseen predator.
The yellow buoy can be seen in the center of the picture.
buoy that helped us to find the wreck.