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harbor
  • noun
    A place on the coast where vessels may find shelter, especially one protected from rough water by piers, jetties, and other artificial structures. (the westerly wind kept us in harbor until the following afternoon)
    verb
    Keep (a thought or feeling, typically a negative one) in one's mind, especially secretly. (she started to harbor doubts about the wisdom of their journey)
    Give a home or shelter to. (woodlands that once harbored a colony of red deer)
    (of a ship or its crew) moor in a harbor. (he might have harbored in San Francisco)

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