oar


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Synonyms for oar

stick your oar in

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an implement used to propel or steer a boat

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"It is coming, Maggie!" Tom said, in a deep, hoarse voice, loosing the oars, and clasping her.
One of the boats dropped in the water, and walked towards us upon the sea with her long oars. Four Calashes pulled a swinging stroke.
I and my two boat-keepers kept them off as best we could with oars and boat-hooks; but to be constantly at it became exasperating, since there was no reason why we should not leave at once.
"Then the oars were got out, and the boats forming in a line moved round her remains as if in procession--the long-boat leading.
My men dropped the oars and fell off the thwarts as if dead.
"A splashing of oars, a measured dip reverberating on the level of water, intensified by the silence of the shore into loud claps, made me jump up.
They had pulled one sudden stroke ahead, had got their oars in, had run athwart us, and were holding on to our gunwale, before we knew what they were doing.
What with the cries aboard the steamer, and the furious blowing off of her steam, and her driving on, and our driving on, I could not at first distinguish sky from water or shore from shore; but, the crew of the galley righted her with great speed, and, pulling certain swift strong strokes ahead, lay upon their oars, every man looking silently and eagerly at the water astern.
The vessels were indeed so far apart now that the Genoese could use the full sweep of their oars, and draw away rapidly from the cog.
'To buy!' Alice echoed in a tone that was half astonished and half frightened--for the oars, and the boat, and the river, had vanished all in a moment, and she was back again in the little dark shop.
While the technical specifications of OAR have not been revealed, watermarking technologies are expected to factor into the accurate delivery and decisioning of addressable TV advertising.
The desk based approach was used, touching on the following aspects of OARs in Asia viz., country with maximum number of repositories, type of repository (Institutional or Disciplinary), dominating Language, subject coverage and popular software.
The 33-year-old said, "Teri Oar Teri Oar Teri Oar hai Rabba !!!
The statement did not say what substance had been detected, but Russia's TASS news agency quoted a member of the OAR delegation in South Korea, who said it was trimetazidine.