refuge

Part of speech: noun

Shelter; protection; that which shelters or protects.

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Usage examples "refuge":

  1. We turned off to the left through blinding gushes of rain, and headed for this refuge. - "In the Tail of the Peacock", Isabel Savory.
  2. She carried her doubt and care to her husband, her sure refuge in perplexity. - "East Lynne", Mrs. Henry Wood.
  3. It had been a refuge; it had been a prison; it had been a place of dreams. - "The Window-Gazer", Isabel Ecclestone Mackay.