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refuge
used in Babbitt

4 uses
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Definition
something giving protection — especially a safe place
  • The lively Paul Riesling (who was certainly going off to Europe to study violin, next month or next year) was his refuge till Paul was bespelled by Zilla Colbeck, who laughed and danced and drew men after her plump and gaily wagging finger.
    Chapter 6 (93% in)
  • During his shepherdhood an average of almost a hundred sin-weary persons per year have declared their resolve to lead a new life and have found a harbor of refuge and peace.
    Chapter 17 (87% in)
  • HE sat smoking with the piano-salesman, clinging to the warm refuge of gossip, afraid to venture into thoughts of Paul.
    Chapter 20 (1% in)
  • He did not have the courage to go to the League and beg in, and he took refuge in a shaky boast that he had "gotten away with bucking the whole city.
    Chapter 32 (63% in)

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