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Correct Option is rise

Solution:Among the given words, ‘buttress’ is the most appropriate antonym of the highlighted word. Hence, option (d) is the right answer choice. The word ‘collapse’ means an instance of a structure falling down or giving way. While ‘rise’ means increase in number, size, amount, or degree.
(a) subside- become less intense, violent, or severe.
(b) attenuate- reduce the force, effect, or value of.
(c) moderate- average in amount, intensity, quality, or degree.

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