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refuge
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  • She compared her refuge to the roof of a Moorish palace, to a Spanish patio, to a Japanese garden, to a "pleasaunce of old Provencal."
  • Leora and he crept back to the exact spot beneath the balcony where they had stood before, to their den, their one safe refuge.
  • As he closed the door he was touched by this cramped refuge, with its camp-beds and photographs from home and softly wrinkled linen.
  • Clif was his refuge; Clif admired Leora and would listen to his babbling of her.
  • Clif turned into a jovial and (for him) unusually quiet companion…… Ex-farmhand, ex-book-agent, ex-mechanic, he had so little money yet so scratching a desire to be resplendent that he took refuge in pride in poverty, pride in being offensive.
  • For once he had no refuge in Leora.
  • His place, Frangipani Court, was a refuge from the hot humming plain.
  • So long as he had had a refuge in talking to Terry, he had not been too irritated by well-dressed nonentities, and for a time he had enjoyed the dramatic game of making Nice People accept him.

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  • The park serves as a refuge for wildlife.
  • She took refuge from the sun under a beautiful oak tree.

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