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noun as in tower

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The pressure wave hurled Huddleston against the turret wall, blew out his eardrums and wrenched his left shoulder so far out of its joint that his arm ended up behind his back.

One, you have to create wide moats and high towers and turrets to try and keep as many bad people out as possible.

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Players aren’t taught in the tutorial which champions are best for certain roles, nor what they should do after they destroy the enemy’s first turret.

On its roof the armored version can bear the 441 pounds of the Hornet gun turret, Arquus' first venture into lightweight gun turrets.

Additionally, the weapon platform would carry an array of light cannons, with the gunner having 360 degrees field-of-view that was to be aided by a sighting turret at the top.

A fat red turret squatted at each corner of the building; six slender ones overlooked the parapets and gables.

Using fingerprints, one was identified as U.S. Army Pvt. James Bowman, who had been in the turret of the car next to Gordon.

He was in the forward gun turret where the destroyer hit us.

The slide wraps around the castle like an old helter skelter and the castle is a play den with turret.

One eager father even shoved his young daughter up in a turret with a soldier.

In fact, she was placed in a room—or rather an erection of three storeys or rooms—of stout lattice-work in a turret of the castle.

On the 20th the gates of the palace were battered in and the British flag was hoisted from its topmost turret.

The walls of the castle are wonderfully complete, every tower and turret retaining its old-time battlements.

Sailors often call the little turret built around the mast, where they stand and look out over the sea, a "crow's nest."

Later, the square tower was crowned with an octagonal turret, sometimes with a conical roof, as in Cremona and Modena cathedrals.


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On this page you'll find 9 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to turret, such as: minaret, spire, steeple, belfry, and lathe.

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