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synonyms for corvette

  • battleship
  • cutter
  • destroyer
  • frigate
  • gunboat
  • submarine
  • cruiser
  • dreadnaught
  • dreadnought
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How to use corvette in a sentence

The corvette stood on the opposite tack until well abaft the beam.
NEWTON FORSTERCAPTAIN FREDERICK MARRYAT
He perceived that the corvette had hauled on board his tattered courses, and was standing ahead of them.
NEWTON FORSTERCAPTAIN FREDERICK MARRYAT
When Newton returned on deck, he found that the corvette had gradually edged down until nearly within point-blank range.
NEWTON FORSTERCAPTAIN FREDERICK MARRYAT
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.
A ROVING COMMISSIONG. A. HENTY
The Spanish corvette San Fermin, which lay at anchor in the port, was thrown over the walls of the fortress.
TRAVELS IN PERU, ON THE COAST, IN THE SIERRA, ACROSS THE CORDILLERAS AND THE ANDES, INTO THE PRIMEVAL FORESTSJ. J. VON TSCHUDI
Gary then had the course altered to disconcert the aim of the corvette, which soon after ceased firing.
RALPH GRANGER'S FORTUNESWILLIAM PERRY BROWN
The corvette veered and let go a broadside while the captain looked up at the rigging anxiously.
THE RED CITYS. WEIR MITCHELL
After three stormy weeks, in mid-March off the Jersey coast they came in sight of a corvette flying the tricolor.
THE RED CITYS. WEIR MITCHELL
They proved to be three forty-four gun frigates, with a corvette of twenty-four and a brig of twelve.
THE LIFE OF HORATIO LORD NELSONROBERT SOUTHEY
Are not two frigates and a corvette placed under my orders ready to fight the French, meet them where they may?
THE LIFE OF HORATIO LORD NELSONROBERT SOUTHEY
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CORVETTE

  • battleship
  • corvette
  • cruiser
  • cutter
  • destroyer
  • dreadnaught
  • dreadnought
  • frigate
  • gunboat
  • submarine
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.