adrift


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Synonyms for adrift

Synonyms for adrift

afloat on the surface of a body of water

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For a moment she hung there, and then, swinging round until her bow pointed toward the shore, she broke adrift once more.
And she had read in books of Arctic travel, of men left behind by their comrades on the march, and of men adrift on ice-bergs.
Also she began to remember that she was a waif of the storm, adrift upon a treacherous and unknown sea.
Ask your own kind heart, my dear aunt, if it would not be downright cruelty to turn this forlorn woman adrift in the world without making some inquiry first.
The boat was cast adrift, though one of them called it a "bloody shame" with Yokohama so near.
Bounderby, 'it's because they are so full of virtues that they have turned you adrift.
He set her down on a thwart, and was ready to climb back on board when the painter came adrift somehow, and away they went together.
The poor bird yonder is as well qualified to encounter it, and be turned adrift upon its mercies--Hark
Two lengths behind in third was Mli and Al Burkn was fourth, another nose adrift.
On July 2, local fishermen intimated the ICGS at Veraval of a small boat without any superstructure adrift with three to four persons on board, about 15 nautical miles off this port in Gujarat.
One shot adrift of Brewerton is Abergavenny's Becky Morgan, while Bridgend-based Lydia Hall is on four over par.
That means Wigan ending a disastrous run of nine defeats in their last 10 games, which has left them in the drop zone, four points adrift of Fulham in 17th place.
Staying up would be some achievement for Kenny as Dunfermline were cut adrift when he first came to East End Park and had 16 first-team players out injured.
Goosen and Australian James Nitties a further shot adrift.
Red Arrows have now stretched their unbeaten run to seven games, amassing 14 points, while Riley's Flights, who are also undefeated, have played six games and are two points adrift with a game in hand.