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adjective as in protected

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At a press conference today with Scalise, Speaker Boehner again defended him.

But as is her way, Kaling defended why the episode was not only funny, but necessary.

Jack Lundie, Director of Communications for the British charity Oxfam, defended the single to the Daily Beast.

Informers kept the NKVD secret police abreast of what those who defended him said in private conversation.

In an interview this week, Egeland strongly defended the propriety of delivering aid to unwholesome parts of northern Syria.

The place was well defended by earthworks and natural parapets, and for several hours the issue of the contest was doubtful.

But the strength of his arm, and the bravery of his heart could not have defended him long against their determined attack.

The long narrow bridge which led to the city, was defended by 30 pieces of cannon.

Disheartened, the Confederates now fell back, leaving the field to those who had so valiantly defended it.

At this moment Douglas came on the scene, raised his war-cry, and pressed hard on the English, who manfully defended themselves.

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On this page you'll find 8 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to defended, such as: guarded, safeguarded, and safe.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.