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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of barricade.

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Examples

  • This is very useful for tense situations such as barricading the building in the Public Assembly since Chris can order Sheva to push a bookcase while he pushes the other.

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  • Protesters of the Occupy Wall Street: Public Space movement had hoped to take command of Wall Street on September 17, 2011, but the New York Police Department quickly showed them who was in charge, by barricading all entrances to the heart of America's financial institutions.

    Natalie Pace: NYPD Shuts Down Wall Street

  • I need the baby gate at the back of the kitchen attached to the wall, and one placed at the top of the stairs on the third floor so I don't have to be barricading those spots with furniture and watching so hard.

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  • He would go on to claim 13 more victims on campus, shooting 10 of them after barricading himself inside the observation deck of the University of Texas tower.

    Jake Silverstein: Texas: The Murder and Mayhem Tour

  • Those staying put have started hoarding, withdrawing cash, and filling buckets with petrol and barricading themselves indoors.

    Yemen edges closer to civil war as tribal leader takes fight to Saleh

  • In Blacksburg Seung-Hui Cho wrapped a large chain through ornate door hardware, barricading the building, and walked through the building opening doors at will, even after the building knew that an attack was under way.

    Ed Schmidt: From Arizona Shootings, Teachable Moments

  • Ealing Studios made a film about a family barricading themselves into their doomed terrace, to repel bulldozers clearing the ground for the grand project, sweeping away the last traces of the Lion brewery.

    The Festival of Britain, 60 years on

  • Officers descended on an area in east Athens, surrounding an apartment complex and barricading nearby roads.

    Suspect in Georgia officer's death surrenders

  • Mr. Hogan said he had locked up his own pub and pulled down the shutters, barricading in staff and about 15 customers, and hiding away all stock.

    London Jarred by Riots and Looting

  • It appeared to be an all-out attempt to take back the city — which has a history of dissent — after residents all but took it over since June, barricading it against the regime.

    Showing Hama in ruins, Syria says revolt quelled

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