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synonyms for distress signal

  • warning signal
  • Mayday
  • SOS
  • alarm
  • burglar alarm
  • call for help
  • danger signal
  • fire alarm
  • flare
  • notice to mariners
  • signal of distress
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How to use distress signal in a sentence

But, when the car came thundering down, it was crammed to the step; with a melancholy gesture, the driver declined her signal.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
The look of distress had vanished, and his sincere eyes seemed to shine again with courage and with strength.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
Distances were to him as nothing; and difficulties only stimulated him to give his adversaries a more signal overthrow.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
Her face wore a look of distress, almost of alarm; she kept her place, but her eyes gave Bernard a mute welcome.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
Finally, his predicament became so awkward that an expression of distress crept into his face.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
In fact, in two places some of our men cried out in distress that we were all lost.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
A still more signal triumph to American ingenuity was accorded on Thursday.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
He knew that not only was it a signal for the closing of the city gates, but it was also a warning that bedtime was at hand.
OUR LITTLE KOREAN COUSINH. LEE M. PIKE
It seemed quite the forlornest hope I had ever heard of, but Jack's distress was so acute that I hadn't the heart to refuse.
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
In conclusion, I must distress my friend J. M. Barrie (who gave me a first chance) by acknowledging my great debt to him.
FIRST PLAYSA. A. MILNE
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