barricade


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Synonyms for barricade

Synonyms for barricade

Synonyms for barricade

a barrier set up by police to stop traffic on a street or road in order to catch a fugitive or inspect traffic etc

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a barrier (usually thrown up hastily) to impede the advance of an enemy

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prevent access to by barricading

block off with barricades

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No more barricades of flagstones--no more assaulting his Majesty's troops with cobbles.
He was flying towards the Irish barricade, Frou-Frou and he both together saw the barricade in the distance, and both the man and the mare had a moment's hesitation.
Here I gathered a great quantity of wood from fallen trees, Ajor helping me; but before I built a fire, I also gathered sufficient loose rock to build my barricade against the frightful terrors of the night to come.
After we had eaten, I added to the pile of firewood so that I could replenish the fire before the entrance to our barricade, believing this as good a protection against the carnivora as we could have; and then Ajor and I sat down before it, and the lesson proceeded, while from all about us came the weird and awesome noises of the Caspakian night--the moaning and the coughing and roaring of the tigers, the panthers and the lions, the barking and the dismal howling of a wolf, jackal and hyaenadon, the shrill shrieks of stricken prey and the hissing of the great reptiles; the voice of man alone was silent.
We shall need no barricades for we shall not linger in the tower," replied Gahan, moving more rapidly as he realized from the volume of sound behind them the great number of their pursuers.
The Lakeman now patrolled the barricade, all the while keeping his eye on the Captain, and jerking out such sentences as these: --"It's not our fault; we didn't want it; I told him to take his hammer away; it was boy's business; he might have known me before this; I told him not to prick the buffalo; I believe I have broken a finger here against his cursed jaw; ain't those mincing knives down in the forecastle there, men?
That evening Jo forgot to barricade her corner, and had not been in her seat five minutes, before a massive form appeared beside her, and with both arms spread over the sofa back, both long legs stretched out before him, Laurie exclaimed, with a sigh of satisfaction.
An Aabpara Road barricade placed by the ISI was the only exception made.
But if it becomes weak, the barricade can collapse in an instant," Park Jong-guk, the head of the Citizen Safety Watch Center, said.
What is the use of installing a barricade if cops cannot even stand and check the cars?
On the other hand, as soon as the police teams attempted to remove the barricade, suddenly, a clash occurs between terrorists and security officers.
While around 50 campaigners managed to cross the first level of barricading, all of them were stopped at the second barricade which was set around 50 metres away from the RSS office.
Shortly after chain link fencing was introduced, event organizers began inquiring about barricade fencing (or bike rack fencing) to be used at their large events where crowd control was necessary.
CARACAS, Venezuela -- A National Guardsman and a civilian were killed Thursday in a clash between residents of a Caracas neighborhood and armed men who tried to remove a barricade, Venezuelan officials said.
Beyond The Barricade features a cast of past principal performers from Les Miserables on tour throughout the UK and Europe with some of the greatest songs in musical theatre.