Synonyms of bulwark


1. rampart, bulwark, wall, embankment

usage: an embankment built around a space for defensive purposes; "they stormed the ramparts of the city"; "they blew the trumpet and the walls came tumbling down"

2. bulwark, barrier

usage: a fencelike structure around a deck (usually plural)

3. breakwater, groin, groyne, mole, bulwark, seawall, jetty, barrier

usage: a protective structure of stone or concrete; extends from shore into the water to prevent a beach from washing away


1. bulwark, defend

usage: defend with a bulwark

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