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synonyms for security blanket

  • emotional support
  • reassurance
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How to use security blanket in a sentence

This treacherous sort of calm, we thought, might forbode a storm, and we did not allow it to lull us into security.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
He swerved as he passed it, and, looking, saw that it was a bundle wrapped in a striped blanket.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
And, old ink pot, tuck a horse blanket under my chin, and rub me down with brickbats while I feed!
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
He said nothing, however, to the friends he had in view to put up the money and that necessary security.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
The promoters went his security and put up the cash into the bargain, and he went back to the publishing house victorious.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
They entered a house where an apparently sick man sat cowering in a corner, wrapped in a blanket.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
On these occasions he was wrapped in an old blanket ingrained with snuff.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
Her knowledge of native headgear was not extensive, so this measure of extra security did not surprise her.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
Oliver retained his stool by the fire; and Barney, wrapped in a blanket, stretched himself on the floor, close outside the fender.
OLIVER TWIST, VOL. II (OF 3)CHARLES DICKENS
And at that moment Sangree arrived wrapped in a blanket and carrying his gun; he was still drunken with sleep.
THREE MORE JOHN SILENCE STORIESALGERNON BLACKWOOD
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SECURITY BLANKET

  • attachment
  • contingency
  • habit
  • helplessness
  • hook
  • inability
  • security blanket
  • servility
  • subjection
  • subordination
  • subservience
  • vulnerability
  • weakness
  • yoke
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.