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Atlanta has started bolstering its defenses against climate change, but in some cases this has only exacerbated divisions.

Much like the last time this club looked worthy of a title, in 2018, this defense is versatile enough to switch its assignments to guard ball screens.

That key defense won’t change as more suits are filed, Kammer said.

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Tensions have been mounting locally between federal defense attorneys and prosecutors over practices during the pandemic.

Matthews and his colleagues hypothesize that the plants might produce hexyl glucoside chemicals as a defense against the pests.

I went into the audition as Fericito, the Venezuelan percussionist, and then I did a self-defense expert.

There is just no way of selling this picture with an innocent defense like, “she just asked for a snap.”

But, but … there was a token black girl in the background, Target cried in its defense!

But the fun starts when conservatives stop playing defense and go on offense.

And from there, the letter asked for money for a legal defense fund.

And all the while she fought him, she punctuated her blows with words, some abusing him, others in defense of her father.

That, in the light of present conditions, is the most important thing for the necessary maintenance and defense of these islands.

Everything was placed in the best state of defense that time allowed, so that any attack of the enemy could be repulsed.

I sent an order and what was necessary for the fortification at Oton, and had that port put in a state of defense.

Les rivieres de Seine & d'Aulbe rendent le lieu de cette Baronnie autant agreable, que fort & avantageux la defense.


On this page you'll find 140 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to defense, such as: aegis, armor, arms, barricade, bastille, and bastion.

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