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synonyms for outwork

  • bastion
  • fortress
  • mainstay
  • redoubt
  • barrier
  • buffet
  • buttress
  • citadel
  • defense
  • embankment
  • fort
  • guard
  • parapet
  • partition
  • protection
  • rampart
  • safeguard
  • security
  • stronghold
  • vallation

antonyms for outwork

MOST RELEVANT
  • harm
  • hurt
  • injury
  • weak point
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How to use outwork in a sentence

The first to mount a breach, to effect a lodgment in an outwork, to enter a newly discovered mine, was sure to perish.
THE CORNET OF HORSEG. A. HENTY
Saint Jean d'Angely, on the Boutonne, was the only remaining outwork, whose capture must precede an attack on the citadel itself.
HISTORY OF THE RISE OF THE HUGUENOTSHENRY BAIRD
The boulevard of the Tournelles on the other hand is modern, an outwork formed expressly for the use of cannon.
BATTLES OF ENGLISH HISTORYH. B. (HEREFORD BROOKE) GEORGE
Beyond this outwork two arches of the bridge were cut and replaced by a movable platform.
THE LIFE OF JOAN OF ARC, VOL. 1 AND 2 (OF 2)ANATOLE FRANCE
Then the troops dashed forward, and forced their way into the outwork.
THE CORNET OF HORSEG. A. HENTY
The fourth side is formed by the east walls of the Kremlin, of which the Kitai Gorod appears to have been an outwork.
FRED MARKHAM IN RUSSIAW. H. G. KINGSTON
The outwork mounted three small guns, and a few others were divided between the usual square flanking defences of a Chinese wall.
TI-PING TIEN-KWOHLIN-LE
Access to it is defended by Fort Scarpe, a powerful outwork, capable of standing a separate siege.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOL. 60, NO. 373, NOVEMBER 1846VARIOUS
The barbican, or outwork of the fortification, was situated beyond the outer ditch, if it ever existed.
A COMPREHENSIVE HISTORY OF NORWICHA. D. BAYNE
Both structures formed part of the same outwork and are mentioned under the common title of "The Mountain Fort."
MONTREAL 1535-1914 UNDER THE FRENCH RGIMEWILLIAM HENRY ATHERTON
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO OUTWORK

  • barrier
  • bastion
  • buffet
  • buttress
  • citadel
  • defense
  • embankment
  • fort
  • fortress
  • guard
  • mainstay
  • outwork
  • parapet
  • partition
  • protection
  • rampart
  • redoubt
  • safeguard
  • security
  • stronghold
  • vallation
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.