seaward


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Synonyms for seaward

the direction toward the sea

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(of winds) coming from the land

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(of winds) coming from the sea toward the land

directed or situated away from inland regions and toward the sea or coast

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in the direction of the sea

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They were all stalking seaward, as if to intercept the escape of the multitudinous vessels that were crowded between Foulness and the Naze.
What we had to do was to keep our distance till dark, which we could manage easily, and then haul off to seaward and consider the situation.
I said to myself, as I passed out of the little town, and took the seaward road that led to my lodgings.
To the seaward lie the Carians, the Paeonian bowmen, the Leleges, the Cauconians, and the noble Pelasgi.
Very far off a tiny light twinkled a little way up the seaward shoulder of an invisible mountain.
As the boat left the harbour and turned seaward a breeze stirred about them and the bay broke up into long oily undulations, then into ripples tipped with spray.
At our usual bed-time, Charley and I were rolling away seaward with the Kentish letters.
For a second or so the btlloon obeyed its momentum and the wind and tugged its human anchor seaward.
Our savage Mezop riflemen, and the shorter, squatter, white-skinned Thurian drivers, shading their eyes with their hands, were gazing seaward beyond the Mahars, whose eyes were fastened upon the same spot.
In open spaces along the shore we caught occasional glimpses of the distant cliffs, and here they appeared only a trifle less precipitous than those which bound Caprona on the seaward side.
The Ithaca lay now in about five feet of water, and the war prahus of Muda Saffir rode upon her seaward side, so that those who manned them did not see the twelve who splashed through the water from land.
Roy turned away and stood for a few minutes looking out seaward.
The paper slipped from his fingers and he looked thoughtfully out seaward.
Granet held up his handkerchief and turned his cheek seaward.
At the same time he stole a glance seaward to where the Flibberty- Gibbet reflected herself in the glassy calm of the sea.