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 for Sheltered
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Shelter \Shel"ter\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Sheltered; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Sheltering.]
     1. To be a shelter for; to provide with a shelter; to cover
        from injury or annoyance; to shield; to protect.
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              Those ruins sheltered once his sacred head.
                                                    --Dryden.
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              You have no convents . . . in which such persons may
              be received and sheltered.            --Southey.
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     2. To screen or cover from notice; to disguise.
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              In vain I strove to cheek my growing flame,
              Or shelter passion under friendship's name. --Prior.
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     3. To betake to cover, or to a safe place; -- used
        reflexively.
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              They sheltered themselves under a rock. --Abp.
                                                    Abbot.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  sheltered
      adj 1: protected from danger or bad weather; "a sheltered
             harbor"

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  56 Moby Thesaurus words for "sheltered":
     armed, at rest, calm, cloaked, cloistered, cool, copyrighted,
     covered, defended, dwindling, ebbing, even-tenored, guarded,
     halcyon, hushed, impassive, invulnerable, isolated, moldering,
     pacific, patented, peaceable, peaceful, placid, policed, protected,
     quiescent, quiet, reposeful, reposing, restful, resting, safe,
     safeguarded, screened, secluded, sequestered, sequestrated,
     shielded, smooth, still, still as death, stillish, stilly, stoic,
     stolid, subsiding, tranquil, unagitated, undisturbed, unmoved,
     unperturbed, unruffled, unstirring, untroubled, waning
  
  

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