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defenses

noun
plural of defense

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1 means or method of defending
  • thorns are a rose's defense against grazing animals

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2 an explanation that frees one from fault or blame
  • there's absolutely no defense for your actions

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defenselessness

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“Defenses.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/defenses. Accessed 25 Sep. 2021.

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