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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of barricade.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. preventing entry or exit or a course of action


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  • As Hackberry walked deeper into the shadows, the sunlight that had fractured on the ridgeline disappeared, and he could see the tents and the pickup truck and the SUV and the mountainside in detail, and he realized the mistake he had made: You never allow your enemy to become what is known as a barricaded suspect.

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  • While most of the world is dead, there are small pockets of survivors that exist in barricaded cities across the globe.

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  • Over several hours of negotiations, police tried to call the barricaded man, but he had disconnected his home phone and damaged his cell, Kozak said.

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  • As of 5 PM Friday, officials still had the block barricaded, meaning the only parking available to shoppers throughout the entire afternoon was in the lots behind the stores on both sides of Front Street, which is also County Road 620 and State Route 28, one of the county's busiest highways.

    Plainfield fire shuts down Front Street block

  • You see people running from the building there, in addition to the students who were just kind of barricaded inside that -- that building next door.

    CNN Transcript Apr 18, 2007

  • LAVANDERA: I think it's starting to rain a lot harder and we have the sustained winds that we get, I don't know exactly how we (INAUDIBLE) we're kind of barricaded in here behind the wall to protect ourselves.

    CNN Transcript Sep 5, 2004

  • We're kind of barricaded here with a wall that breaks up from the strongest parts of this wind so we can feel pretty secure where we're standing right now but of course we're further inland because the concern in the hours ahead as this slow moving hurricane comes on shore here in central Florida, is the flooding.

    CNN Transcript Sep 5, 2004

  • I want to see this vomitorium and I want to see for myself where Sontag barricaded the tunnel anteroom where Cira is supposed to be. "

    Blind Alley

  • A sheriff's deputy shot a man this morning in unincorporated Arapahoe County after responding to a report of a "barricaded" and armed man.

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  • No imminent public danger was clear from Mixon, whether he was "barricaded" as many have claimed, or whether he was just hiding alone in a private residence, and as demonstrated, no attempts at communication were made.

    Indybay newswire


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