V. WORDS RELATING TO THE VOLUNTARY POWERS; INDIVIDUAL VOLITION

II. Prospective Volition

2. Subservience to ends; contingent subservience

[Means of safety.] Refuge.

[Antonyms: pitfall.]

[Nouns] refuge, sanctuary, retreat, fastness; acropolis; keep, last resort; ward; prison [more]; asylum, ark, home, refuge for the destitute; almshouse; hiding place (ambush) [more]; sanctum sanctorum (privacy) [more].

roadstead, anchorage; breakwater, mole, port, haven; harbor, harbor of refuge; seaport; pier, jetty, embankment, quay.

covert, cover, shelter, screen, lee wall, wing, shield, umbrella; barrier; dashboard, dasher [U.S.].

wall (inclosure) [more]; fort (defense) [more].

anchor, kedge; grapnel, grappling iron; sheet anchor, killick; mainstay; support [more]; cheek [more]; ballast.

jury mast; vent-peg; safety valve, blow-off valve; safety lamp; lightning rod, lightning conductor.

means of escape (escape) [more] lifeboat, swimming belt, cork jacket; parachute, plank, steppingstone.

safeguard (protection) [more].

[Verbs] seek refuge, take refuge, find refuge; seek safety, find safety [more]; throw oneself into the arms of; break for taller timber [U.S.].

create a diversion.

[Phrases] bibere venenum in auro; valet anchora virtus.

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