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In the eloquent words of colonial preacher John Winthrop, “When a man is to wade through deep water, there is required tallness.”

Two have something in common with Flight 370: The South African 747 and the Air France A330 both ended up in very deep water.

He believes that the plane was hit by a bolt of lightening and went down in deep water.

Those in the oil business are out of work until President Obama lifts the moratorium on exploratory deep-water drilling.

He managed to get out of a car that he had driven off a small bridge into deep water, while she drowned.

The reindeer swam through the deep water and waded out to the opposite bank.

At a short quarter of a mile from the point is a rocky shoal of small size, between which and the shore there is deep water.

Dead ground; defiladed from inland batteries; deep water right close to the shore!

The study of a pebbly beach, drawn from crest to the deep water outside, will give an idea as to the history of its work.

Out in deep water it would sink, and that would be the last ever seen or heard of that flatboat.


On this page you'll find 19 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to deep water, such as: box, corner, difficulty, dilemma, fix, and hole.

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