awash


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  • adj

Synonyms for awash

Synonyms for awash

full to the point of flowing over

Synonyms for awash

covered with water

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They say that for over ten minutes hardly anything was to be seen of the ship--just the three masts and a bit of the forecastle head and of the poop all awash driving along in a smother of foam.
The instant the deck was awash, I opened the conning-tower hatch and stepped out.
Perhaps, in Jerry's brain, the rising into the foreground of consciousness of an image of a log awash connoted more intimate and fuller comprehension of the thing being thought about, than did the word "crocodile," and its accompanying image, in the foreground of a human's consciousness.
For the scene before him was but the background in his brain for the vision of peace that was his--a vision that was his often during long nights on the bridge when the old Tryapsic wallowed on the vexed ocean floor, her decks awash, her rigging thrumming in the gale gusts or snow squalls or driving tropic rain.
They were discolored, just awash, and the whole lot was seen just under the water, exactly as a man's backbone is seen running down the middle of his back under the skin.
Once, in a gust, the rail dipped under the sea, and the decks on that side were for the moment awash with water that made a couple of the hunters hastily lift their feet.
The South Spit was just awash with the flowing tide; the waters heaved over the hidden face of the Shivering Sand.
The Shivering Sand would have been just awash, and no more.
Her middle structure, covered by the bridge which bore him, his mate, the closed wheelhouse where a man was steering shut up with the fear of being swept overboard together with the whole thing in one great crash -- her middle structure was like a half-tide rock awash upon a coast.
Awash Woldia/Hara Gebeya Railway Project is a new railway line being constructed between the Ethiopian towns Awash and Woldia.
April 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Liberstead Publishing has launched the Indie novel Liberty Awash by author JW Bruns.
Park End Primary School was awash with onesies, slippers and dressing gowns when staff and pupils took part in a sponsored event to raise money for a minibus.
Awash International Bank, looking to tap into growing demand for financial services, has implemented a core banking system that uses Misys' FusionBanking Essence product.
On our favourite walk there are at least 20 oak trees so the grass verges and tracks have been awash with acorns.
Colonel Ali Rashid bin Awash Al Yamahi, Director of the Traffic and Patrols Department of Fujairah Police.