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verb as in hold in imagination

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If 2020 was a tidal wave that left us adrift in an ocean of uncertainty, books became our islands, providing safe harbor for our exhausted psyches.

It’s the second iteration of the company’s original printer, called the BOD, which was used to print a small, free-standing office building in Copenhagen near one of the city’s harbors.

Fire Island Fun – A Look at the Night LifeSip n TwirlSituated by the harbor and offering great drinks, music, and a crowded dance floor, Sip n Twirl is a favorite Fire Island night spot.

Finally, in May 1989, Mouser went to work temporarily in Whittier, an isolated harbor town outside of Anchorage.

For example, it can make a photo of a harbor look as if it were painted by Monet, or make a photo of mountains taken in the summer look like it was taken in the winter.

She confessed to harboring a “creeping concern that [Edward Snowden] is not who he purports to be.”

Apart from the Donald Sterlings among us, most people are about as guilty of deliberately harboring prejudice as we are talking.

She was convicted of merely harboring illegal immigrants, not exploiting them.

Most people would not suspect Robert Mugabe of harboring a guilty conscience.

Are these not the words of someone harboring anti-Muslim bias?

He captured two, whom he shot, and burned two or three houses whose owners had been harboring the gang.

He knew nothing of their reason for being in Paris, and had no idea that he was harboring dangerous characters.

We have come with authority from headquarters to search your house, Madam; we understand you are harboring rebels.

A fine of $1,000 and six months' imprisonment was to be imposed on any person harboring a fugitive slave or aiding him to escape.

But Dotty did not know that her cousin Johnny was harboring such bitter thoughts against her.


On this page you'll find 67 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to harboring, such as: shelter, suppress, conceal, accommodate, nurture, and safeguard.

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