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In some communities, where many residents have pushed back on scientifically-proven measures like mask-wearing, local reporters have been one of the only bulwarks for the truth.COVID-19 Is Ravaging Local Newspapers, Making it Easier for Misinformation to Spread|Tara Law|January 22, 2021|Time
If just one of the Republicans win, the GOP will have a bulwark to Democratic control.Georgia’s Perdue to quarantine after possible coronavirus exposure, on weekend before Senate runoffs|Cleve R. Wootson|December 31, 2020|Washington Post
To do that, they need to win in states like Iowa and Montana and Georgia and South Carolina, which could be the bulwark if Democrats knock off Republicans in Arizona and Colorado and North Carolina and Maine.Why Senate Republicans would rather approve a Supreme Court nominee than coronavirus stimulus|Amber Phillips|October 21, 2020|Washington Post
So it’s logical to worry that by creating a huge distortion in the credit markets, the Fed could trigger a backlash from another bulwark of the economy that’s damaged by artificially low rates.The biggest economic threat facing the next administration: A weak dollar|Shawn Tully|October 11, 2020|Fortune
To Corey, at the Fred Hutchinson, the involvement of large multinationals like AstraZeneca and Merck is likely to act as a bulwark against the politicization of vaccine research and supplies.Every country wants a covid-19 vaccine. Who will get it first?|Katie McLean|August 13, 2020|MIT Technology Review
The German Panzers fought with suicidal ferocity, storming the hill until it was rimmed with a bulwark of bodies.
And if they do, that will serve as a further bulwark against a return to bloc-to-bloc dynamics.The West Can Ally Against Russia But It Needs Global Cooperation|Bruce Jones|March 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
First, however weak the court may be as a bulwark against majoritarian tyranny, it is better than no bulwark at all.
What we most wanted in a policy was a bulwark against financial devastation from a catastrophic illness.
When a warrior is gone, that will be his best and only bulwark.Seamus Heaney, 1939-2013: Accessible, Yes, and Beautiful|Jimmy So|August 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Our camp was enclosed with a solid wall of the dead—a bulwark, a breastwork, of corpses, you may say.A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, Complete|Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
John Ward seized Patricia from behind, holding her by her arms as a bulwark against our lead.A Virginia Scout|Hugh Pendexter
Right at the crown of the battlement stood a figure in armor, and behind the bulwark was the noise of struggle.God Wills It!|William Stearns Davis
Before I could say a word, or move forward to seize him, he sprang on the bulwark and deliberately threw himself into the sea.Dracula|Bram Stoker
The lower part of the river—the Fleet—was tidal, and formed the western bulwark of London for centuries.Milton's England|Lucia Ames Mead