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noun as in shipwrecked person


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You have to switch between the perspectives of the green-eyed castaway, the brown-eyed castaway, and the blue-eyed castaway.

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Mary, Rorie, and the black castaway were seated about the fire in silence; and I could see that Mary had been weeping.

Think of it, ye who have envied the fate of the castaway on a gorgeous and fertile tropical island perhaps miles in extent!

Away out at sea, terribly near the coast of Death she saw him, a living being, as the castaway sees a ship on the far horizon.

I 'm sure mother does n't; and it 's only yourself, Polly, will ever feel a heavy heart for the poor castaway!

But doubtless these lovely miles and miles of crystalline oceans had been but a desert to the castaway.

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On this page you'll find 22 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to castaway, such as: derelict, leper, maroon, outcast, outlaw, and pariah.

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