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adj protected

Synonyms for de fended

adj protected
adj protected

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adj grasped

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verb block, usually to protect

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verb block, usually to protect

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verb protect, escort

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verb protect, guard

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verb stand up for; support

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verb enclose or separate an area

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verb guard, protect

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verb protect, make safe

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verb carry or possess firearm

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verb carry or possess firearm