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  • v. Present participle of fortress.


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  • By far the biggest market is the fortressing of Europe and North America -- Halliburton's contract to build detention centers for an unspecified immigration influx, Boeing's "virtual" border fence, biometric ID cards.

    Naomi Klein: Guns Beat Green: The Market Has Spoken

  • He had been steeling himself for the ordeal; schooling himself with arguments; fortressing his resolve, unconsciously, perhaps, with the picture of his own heroism in braving the unknown.

    The Homesteaders A Novel of the Canadian West


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