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  • as inmotionless
  • as instock-still

synonyms for becalmed

  • frozen
  • immobile
  • inert
  • lifeless
  • paralyzed
  • stagnant
  • stationary
  • steadfast
  • apoplectic
  • at a standstill
  • at rest
  • dead
  • deadlocked
  • deathly
  • firm
  • fixed
  • halted
  • immotile
  • inanimate
  • numb
  • palsied
  • petrified
  • quiescent
  • quiet
  • spellbound
  • stable
  • stalled
  • standing
  • static
  • still
  • stock-still
  • torpid
  • transfixed
  • unmovable
  • unmoved
  • unmoving
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antonyms for becalmed

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  • alive
  • lively
  • mobile
  • moving
  • unfixed
  • active
  • busy
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    How to use becalmed in a sentence

    The wind now began to lessen; and, for fear of being becalmed, I was anxious to get an offing.
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    The Nora lies becalmed not far from the Goodwin buoy, with her sails hanging idly on the yards.
    THE FLOATING LIGHT OF THE GOODWIN SANDSR.M. BALLANTYNE
    The squall soon passed away, and left them almost becalmed, as before.
    THE FLOATING LIGHT OF THE GOODWIN SANDSR.M. BALLANTYNE
    At any time, a vessel becalmed is considered a very sufficing reason for swearing by those who are on board of her.
    NEWTON FORSTERCAPTAIN FREDERICK MARRYAT
    And there, on the bosom of the endless sea, we saw a ship becalmed.
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    At length the sun went down, and darkness came on, and there the ship lay becalmed, with her crew of starving men.
    HURRICANE HURRYW.H.G. KINGSTON
    On Sunday morning, the 17th, the ships lay becalmed about a league off shore, when the troops halted to report themselves.
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    Indeed, it was not long before the wind died away and the boys were nearly becalmed.
    THE GO AHEAD BOYS ON SMUGGLERS' ISLANDROSS KAY
    But when there is no wind these vessels must sometimes lie becalmed, and do not move for days or sometimes weeks.
    FIFTY-TWO STORY TALKS TO BOYS AND GIRLSHOWARD J. CHIDLEY
    Never did sailors bathing beside a becalmed ship make quicker on board at the cry “Shark!”
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