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  Definition of refuge
  1. act of turning to for assistance; "have recourse to the courts"; "an appeal to his uncle was his last resort"
  2. a shelter from danger or hardship
  3. something or someone turned to for assistance or security; "his only recourse was the police"; "took refuge in lying"
  4. a safe place; "He ran to safety"
Similar Words: recourse, resort, sanctuary, asylum, safety

 

Hyponyms: harbor, harbour, safehold, safe house, shadow, harborage, harbourage

 

Derivational Morphology: fall back, resort, recur

 

 
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