A large geographic area where rocks of a continent's craton (the ancient, relatively undisturbed portion of a continental plate) are visible at the surface. A shield is often surrounded by platforms covered with sediment.
To clasp; hold carefully; fondle
To hold in mind; harbor:
To stop the movement or progress of:
Withhold is defined as to hold back or refuse.
To find protection or refuge
To retreat is to withdraw or back away, especially from a dangerous or unpleasant situation or from a military engagement.
To cover (an area) by passing back and forth over it in many directions like hounds in hunting; search intensively
To suppose; guess; think
To prevent the disclosure or recognition of; conceal:
To put into or provide with a haven.
To nurse; cherish:
To move or come into or next to a dock.
To billet is defined as to provide temporary housing for soldiers in a non-military facility.
To expect or suppose; think:
To bring to or hold at bay
To inhibit the expression of:
To think of in a certain light; consider
To cherish is defined as to treat with love or remember fondly.
To secure is to firmly attach something, to take action to make an area safe or to obtain something that you have been seeking.
To rent a room to.
To store in a house
To reside; dwell.
To stay the night; sleep:
To cover with boards or boarding.
To store or house.
To furnish with a berth
Bed is defined as to plant or arrange in soil in a certain manner.
To provide lodging for:
Ignore is defined as to deliberately disregard, or to avoid noticing.
To show openly; to disclose; to reveal.
To show consideration for:
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