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refuge
used in The War of the Worlds

3 uses
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Definition
something giving protection — especially a safe place
  • Patrols of soldiers—here no longer hussars, but grenadiers in white—were warning people to move now or to take refuge in their cellars as soon as the firing began.
    1.12 — Book 1 Chapter 12 — What I Saw of the Destruction of.... (42% in)
  • This it was which had caused the regular beating noise, and the rhythmic shocks that had kept our ruinous refuge quivering.
    2.2 — Book 2 Chapter 2 — What We Saw from the Ruined House (99% in)
  • At a later date we began to feel less in danger of their eyes, for to an eye in the dazzle of the sunlight outside our refuge must have been blank blackness, but at first the slightest suggestion of approach drove us into the scullery in heart-throbbing retreat.
    2.3 — Book 2 Chapter 3 — The Days of Imprisonment (3% in)

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