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Noun
A continuous vertical structure that encloses or divides an area of land
“The attendant looked at the man, then at the phone book, and shrugged before hurling it over the wall into the waste area.”
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A defensive structure such as a barricade or rampart
“Within twenty-four hours, they had breached the city wall and soon had all northern Canton under control.”
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A barrier or obstacle, literally or figuratively
“She stopped at the edge of the porch, and the Cartwrights formed a protective wall behind her.”
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A measure, means or method to protect someone or something
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“The rise in living costs since the war has tended to erode the whole wall of security protection for families which we erected in the thirties.”
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A barrier constructed to hold back water and raise its level, forming a reservoir used to generate electricity or as a water supply
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A construction of branches and twigs woven together to form a wall, barrier, fence, or roof
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Any navigable watercourse
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A vertical front surface of a solid object
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A covering for the inside surface of something
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The overhang on a hill or mountain
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A state of extreme fatigue or lack of energy
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In painting, the technique of applying water-based pigment to wet or fresh lime mortar or plaster
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A hindrance or obstruction in doing something
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Something that covers or hides (in darkness), figuratively or literally
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A situation, typically one involving opposing parties, in which no progress can be made
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Verb
To enclose or confine with a wall
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“Mountains, the sierras of many a fireside dream, seemed to wall in the town.”
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To separate or partition into separate areas using a wall
“It required eight days to wall off the two mines, and thirty-six brick stoppings were built to separate the two mines.”
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To block or seal a place by building a wall around or across it
“After he had piled up his materials in one part of the room, he proceeded to wall up the space between the feet of a chest of drawers.”
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To be on each or on one side of
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To secure by building defenses around
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