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synonyms for parapet

  • barricade
  • barrier
  • bastion
  • buffet
  • buttress
  • defense
  • embankment
  • fortification
  • partition
  • protection
  • rampart
  • safeguard
  • protective wall
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antonyms for parapet

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  • harm
  • hurt
  • injury
  • opening
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How to use parapet in a sentence

He had seen through a powerful naval glass some figures standing erect and silhouetted against the sky on the parapet.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
The old man, grizzled, tanned and seamed, leant weakly against the parapet.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
They met by the parapet of the Quai, just as Père Bracasse had come to the end of his incantation.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
After the first short spell of shelling our men fixed bayonets and lifted them high above the parapet.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
On the bridge he paused and, gripping the parapet, made a surprise attack upon his enemy.
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
There was no shelling at the moment, but rifle bullets kept flopping into the parapet especially when the periscope was moved.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
They looked over the parapet because that method was more sure and quick, and the stress of the battle was great.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
The round-headed windows and the original parapet are worthy of notice.
BELL'S CATHEDRALS: A SHORT ACCOUNT OF ROMSEY ABBEYTHOMAS PERKINS
I, who had been sitting calm, on the low parapet beneath the tenderly sprouting wistaria arbour, broke my philosophic silence.
JAFFERYWILLIAM J. LOCKE
The sun was low when the player came out to the terrace and took her favourite seat on the parapet.
THE DAUGHTERS OF DANAUSMONA CAIRD
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WORDS RELATED TO PARAPET

  • breastwork
  • bulwark
  • citadel
  • defense
  • fortification
  • fortress
  • mainstay
  • parapet
  • prop
  • protection
  • rock
  • stronghold
  • support
  • tower of strength
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