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

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Bob Power stood up outside his entrenchment and peered at her.

The latter built an entrenchment at their end of the bridge.

Albinik and Meroë were first taken to one of the gates of the entrenchment.

Half the entrenchment was manned by the Highlanders, and the other half by Rifles.

The new palace is within an entrenchment just outside the city.

In the last act, Roxane visits the entrenchment at the siege of Arras.

As in the entrenchment stage this was gone about methodically.

In February Hardinge and Gough advanced to storm the entrenchment.

Two warhorses were brought for them, and they issued forth from their entrenchment.

Dashingly they attacked his entrenchment, doggedly they continued the fight.

WORD ORIGIN

1580s, from entrench + -ment.

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