Picture for BulwarkPronunciation: ˈbʊlwək

Meanings of Bulwark:

1.a wall of earth or other material built for defense; rampart.
2.any protection against external danger, injury, or annoyance:
3.any person or thing giving strong support or encouragement in time of need, danger, or doubt

Master’s Tip to Learn Bulwark

BULWARK can be remembered as a BULL WALL. Just like a strong bull acts as a wall for defence, so is the meaning of the word.

Sentence examples for Bulwark:

1. The new dam was a bulwark against future floods.
2. Religion was his bulwark.
3. A bulwark barricaded the entrance.

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