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refuge
used in The Scarlet Letter

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Definition something giving protection — especially a safe place
  • She fled for refuge, as it were, to the public exposure, and dreaded the moment when its protection should be withdrawn from her.
    Chapter 3 -- The Recognition (40% in)
  • He had by this time reached his dwelling on the edge of the burial ground, and, hastening up the stairs, took refuge in his study.
    Chapter 20 -- The Minister in a Maze (75% in)

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