take/find/seek refuge

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Definition of take/find/seek refuge

: to go to or into a place for shelter or protection from danger or trouble We took refuge in a nearby barn during the storm. We found refuge from the storm in a nearby barn. They sought refuge in another country. often used figuratively After the death of her husband, she took/sought/found refuge in her music.

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“Take/find/seek refuge.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/take%2Ffind%2Fseek%20refuge. Accessed 18 Sep. 2021.

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