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adjective as in rearward

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The fore and aft have beautiful decks carved into them, and windows from various rooms too: it looks like a floating Apple device.

The New York State United Teachers, part of AFT, recently voted to pull its support for Common Core.

Jones then went aft to a locker near the stern, whence he returned with a mallet and chisel, and went below.

Then he jumped aft mighty quick, grabbed the wheel as cool as anything you ever saw, and had her under headway in no time.

Daily ascending the companion-ladder to the main-deck aft, she gradually faded from cognisance forward.

Then, for a wind had arisen, the man ran aft to the wheel, and Henry Burns saw the strange yacht go sailing out of the harbour.

On the deck, forward and aft, are hatchways which give entrance to the bow and stern compartments respectively.


On this page you'll find 10 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to aft, such as: abaft, back, and behind.

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