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Roget-categorie 717

5. Words relating to the voluntary powers
5.4. Antagonism
›› 5.4.2. Active antagonism

#717. Defense

zelfstandig naamwoord

defense, protection, guard, wardshielding etc. v. — propugnation, preservation etc. 670guardianship.
area defensesite defense.
self-defense, self-preservationresistance etc. 719.
safeguard etc. (safety) 664balistrariabunker, screen etc. (shelter) 666camouflage etc. (concealment) 530fortificationmunition, munimenttrench, foxholebulwark, fosse, moat, ditch, entrenchment, intrenchmentkiladike, dykeparapet, sunk fence, embankment, mound, mole, bank, sandbag, revetmentearth work, field-workfence, wall dead wall, contravallationpaling etc. (inclosure) 232palisade, haha, stockade, stoccado, laager, sangarbarrier, barricadeboomportcullis, chevaux de frise [Fr.]abatis, abattis, abbatisvallum, circumvallation, battlement, rampart, scarpescarp, counter-scarpglacis, casematevallation, vanfos.
buttress, abutmentshore etc. (support) 215.
breastwork, banquette, curtain, mantlet, bastion, redan, ravelinvauntmureadvance work, horn work, outworkbarbacan, barbicanredoubtfort-elage [Fr.], fort-alicelines.
loophole, machicolationsally port.
hold, stronghold, fastnessasylum etc. (refuge) 666keep, donjon, dungeon, fortress, citadel, capitol, castletower of strength, tower of strengthfort, barracoon, pah, sconce, martello tower, peelhouse, blockhouse, rathwooden walls.
[body armor] bulletproof vest, armored vest, buffer, corner stone, fender, apron, mask, gauntlet, thimble, carapace, armor, shield, buckler, aegis, breastplate, backplate, cowcatcher, face guard, scutum, cuirass, habergeon, mail, coat of mail, brigandine, hauberk, lorication, helmet, helm, bassinet, salade, heaume, morion, murrion, armet, cabaset, vizor, casquetel, siege cap, headpiece, casque, pickelhaube, vambrace, shako etc. (dress) 225.
bearskinpanoplytruncheon etc. (weapon) 727.
garrison, picket, piquetdefender, protectorguardian etc. (safety) 664bodyguard, championknight-errant, Paladinpropugner.
bulletproof window.
hardened site.

werkwoord

defend, forfend, fendshield, screen, shroudengarrisonfend round etc. (circumscribe) 229fence, entrench, intrenchguard etc. (keep safe) 664guard againsttake care of etc. (vigilance) 459bear harmlessfend off, keep off, ward off, beat off, beat backhinder etc. 706.
parry, repel, propugn, put to flightgive a warm reception to [Iron.]hold at bay, keep at bay, keep arm's length.
stand on the defensive, act on the defensiveshow fightmaintain one's ground, stand one's groundstand byhold one's ownbear the brunt, stand the bruntfall back upon, hold, stand in the gap.

bijvoeglijk naamwoord

defending etc. v. — defensivemuralarmed, armed at all points, armed cap-a-pie, armed to the teethpanopliediron-plated, ironcladloopholed, castellated, machicolated, casemateddefended etc. v. — proof against.
armored, ballproof, bulletproofhardened.

bijwoord

defensivelyon the defense, on the defensivein defenseat bay, pro aris et focis [Lat.].

tussenwerpsel

no surrender!,

uitdrukking

defense not defianceDieu defend le droit [Fr.]fidei defensor [Lat.], defender of the faith.



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