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noun as in boat

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The lifeguard would have to take the dinghy if he wanted to physically stop me.

First, as companies go, Carnival is more like an aircraft carrier than a dinghy.

Officials said they believed Wood slipped off the yacht when she went on deck to reattach a dinghy that came loose.

Ian was obviously free to intubate every young lady he saw, and Cait would never harbor the flimsiest dinghy of a grievance.

Meanwhile, all on board the Wellington who had telescopes applied them to their eyes, and watched the progress of the dinghy.

So there we were, marooned, half a mile out to sea, in a tiny dinghy on which the Turks again switched their blarsted guns.

I was truly glad, and, borrowing the dinghy from the mate, I pulled on board the newly-arrived ship.

They had become very clever boatmen during their stay, using a small dinghy to make coastal journeys.

I had wirelessed asking for a dinghy to be sent down, which would enable Hamilton to do more marine work; and it now came to hand.


On this page you'll find 7 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to dinghy, such as: lifeboat, life raft, rowboat, and skiff.

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