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- v. To take shelter; to prepare oneself for some eventuality; to focus on a task.
- v. To stubbornly hold to a position.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- v. to crouch or squat; to sit on one's haunches.
- v. to settle in at a location for an extended period; -- also (figuratively) to maintain a position and resist yielding to some pressure, as of public opinion.
- v. to take shelter, literally or figuratively; to assume a defensive position to resist difficulties.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. take shelter
- v. hold stubbornly to a position
- v. sit on one's heels
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