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refuge

ref·uge

refuge

 
pronunciation:
re fyuj
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a place that protects from danger or difficulty.
A cave was our refuge during the storm.The wildlife refuge takes care of hurt and sick animals.
synonyms:
harbor, haven, shelter
similar words:
cover, sanctuary
definition 2: anything a person turns to for comfort or help.
My violin is my refuge.
synonyms:
comfort, resort
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The word refuge contains the following part:
fug, -fuge Latin root that means flee