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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Shelter or protection from danger. Also: A place that provides shelter or protection.

Usage examples (35)
  • Took refuge in lying
  • This refuge is also a permanent home to many other species of fowl as well as feeding grounds for migratory birds.
  • Taking refuge is not a passive act of placing ourselves in the hands of a higher power that will do everything for us, as the English word "refuge" might imply.
  • The refuge is flooded in late fall for duck/goose hunting. for more
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