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synonyms for bastion

  • bulwark
  • citadel
  • fortress
  • mainstay
  • stronghold
  • breastwork
  • defense
  • fortification
  • parapet
  • prop
  • protection
  • rock
  • support
  • tower of strength
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antonyms for bastion

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  • weak spot
  • weakness
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How to use bastion in a sentence

Since launching in 2018, Parler’s leaders have framed the social network as one of the last bastions of free speech online, building a fan base of annoyed conservatives who argue they had been silenced everywhere else.
CONSERVATIVES GRUMBLING ABOUT CENSORSHIP SAY THEY’RE FLOCKING TO PARLER. THEY TOLD US SO ON TWITTER.DREW HARWELL, RACHEL LERMANNOVEMBER 23, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Until very recently, the Atlanta area wasn’t a liberal bastion.
HOW GEORGIA TURNED BLUEPERRY BACON JR. (PERRY.BACON@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)NOVEMBER 18, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
This week Bentley, that bastion of British luxury, became the latest OEM to set a date for that happening—the year 2030.
BENTLEY WILL DITCH INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINES BY 2030JONATHAN M. GITLINNOVEMBER 6, 2020ARS TECHNICA
Overnight, they morphed from bastions of leisure into pariahs of the sea, floating hotspots crammed with tourists, sick and well.
INSIDE THE FALL OF THE CDCBY JAMES BANDLER, PATRICIA CALLAHAN, SEBASTIAN ROTELLA AND KIRSTEN BERGOCTOBER 15, 2020PROPUBLICA
The capital city, a liberal bastion, was so inundated by September that it had to cut off applications at 6,000.
WISCONSIN ELECTION OFFICIALS GO FROM FAMINE TO FEAST WITH A SWELL OF POLL WORKERSDAN SIMMONSOCTOBER 8, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Let’s talk Ariel, the heroine of the film, one of the core Disney princesses, and a bastion of compulsory heterosexuality.
TOWARD A QUEER DISNEY CANONEMILY VANDERWERFFSEPTEMBER 4, 2020VOX
None of this should suggest that 1998 Mulan is a bastion of progressivism.
THE HISTORY OF MULAN, FROM A 6TH-CENTURY BALLAD TO THE LIVE-ACTION DISNEY MOVIECONSTANCE GRADYSEPTEMBER 4, 2020VOX
It showed like a hollow bastion, filled with insurgent fire, flung up to heaven.
THE CREATORSMAY SINCLAIR
The principal bas-relief is a huge square panel, graven on the face of a rock bastion which immediately overhangs the stream.
THE CRADLE OF MANKINDW.A. WIGRAM
You thought yourself well out of it, and were stopped by a bastion.
STORIES IN LIGHT AND SHADOWBRET HARTE
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WORDS RELATED TO BASTION

  • balustrade
  • bastion
  • embattlement
  • escarpment
  • fortification
  • rampart
  • tower
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