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noun as in jetty


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At the very least, people close to the coast are advised to “move out of the water, off the beach, and away from harbors, marinas, breakwaters, bays and inlets.”

You can also see the remains of the “gooseberry”—the artificial breakwater the Allies created off the beach.

I would be very much obliged to you to say if Mr. Halse is to pay me for my past attendance at St. Ives about the breakwater.

The eddies beyond the breakwater were a light and delicate mauve and looked nervously alive.

It is protected by a stupendous granite breakwater, costing many millions and affording a delightful promenade on a fine day.

Still it is surprising what weather some of these little fellows make of it as they round the Breakwater.

Suddenly above the breakwater appeared a black pyramid, growing bigger every moment; then another, then many.

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On this page you'll find 13 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to breakwater, such as: barrier, embankment, levee, pier, seawall, and wharf.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.