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take shelter

verb as in nestle

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Example Sentences

I think we look for ways to escape and for places to take shelter, just as the characters do in the book.

It would be hard for any strangers of foreigners to take shelter there because everybody would know about it.

Yet his countrymen who had tried to take shelter in Turkey as refugees, he said, were stuck on the other side.

Philip advises wife to take shelter from the elements as they name Jubilee barge.

Oscar nominee Michael Shannon returns with a critically lauded turn tackling mental illness in 'Take Shelter,' in theaters Friday.

They were forced to take shelter in a river of that bay, and there detained thirteen days.

It was blowing hard at the time, and Biarne advised that they should take shelter there and wait for good weather.

They put to sea at night; but a gale of wind coming on, they were compelled to put back, and take shelter under the Hill of Howth.

He began to believe that Muller had been forced to take shelter at the start of the storm and could not now return.

The dogs chased the creature very close, so that it was fain to take shelter in a bush.


On this page you'll find 15 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to take shelter, such as: bundle, burrow, cuddle, huddle, nuzzle, and snug.

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