Shelter

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Definition

a shelter: a cover, a refuge, protection, a sanctuary
noun
We don't know how long we will be on this island, we must build shelter.

to shelter: to hide, to protect, to shield, to cover, to safeguard
verb
We met when he sheltered me from a wave of water from a passing car!

Examples

  • "Warbuckle has been sheltering illegal immigrants on his huge ranch, the London Ducky exclusively reveals."
  • "It provides shelter, but little solace."

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