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noun as in warship

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Soon came whispers about a Russian corvette being spotted at Balaclava Bay.

And here he is singing “Little Red Corvette” to a class of eighth graders.

Martinez is currently working on scoring a commercial for the 2014 Corvette.

When I drive my Corvette I see the looks it gets from all the people that have children.

In 1983, August Busch IV, then a 19-year-old student at the University of Arizona in 1983, crashed his Corvette.

The corvette stood on the opposite tack until well abaft the beam.

He perceived that the corvette had hauled on board his tattered courses, and was standing ahead of them.

When Newton returned on deck, he found that the corvette had gradually edged down until nearly within point-blank range.

Her yards have a wide spread, and I am inclined to think that she is a frigate or a large corvette—certainly a French one.

The Spanish corvette San Fermin, which lay at anchor in the port, was thrown over the walls of the fortress.


On this page you'll find 10 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to corvette, such as: battleship, cutter, destroyer, frigate, gunboat, and submarine.

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