entrench

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entrench

verb advance, barricade, brace, bulwark, buttress, defend, embattle, embed, encroach, establish, fortify, immerse in, immersed in, infiltrate, invade, make inroads, overrun, protect, reinforce, shore up, solidify, surround, wall
Associated concepts: entrench leadership, entrench power
See also: embed, fix, impose, intrude, overstep
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Jerry Walker, a 24-year Intrenchment Creek employee said, "It was rough, there were thousands of them in the grass and all around.
She eventually chooses a place fit for her purpose: "[S]hee made for that coast, where shee found such aboundance of Naturall and Arteficiall intrenchments, that ever the house seemed to be in itself a little City" (75).
To attempt to fight the enemy slowly back to his intrenchments in Richmond .
Encampments, intrenchments, batteries, counter-marchings, fortifying of camps, and cannonadings were strange and almost unknown things, and whole campaigns were passed over and hardly any tents made use of.
Of course they will finally reduce their intrenchments to the circumference of their own brave hearts.