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synonyms for easterly

  • east
  • eastward
  • on the east side of
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How to use easterly in a sentence

North-northwest breezes remain light until late-day easterly breezes kick up a bit, gusting a couple times near 20 mph.
D.C.-AREA FORECAST: ONE MORE DAY WITH COMFORTABLE AIR BEFORE SUMMER SURGES BACKA. CAMDEN WALKERJULY 23, 2021WASHINGTON POST
In September, roaring easterly winds combined with very dry vegetation to drive massive wildfires in Oregon’s forests, some of which had been ignited by lightning a few weeks prior.
SEATTLE, PORTLAND AND SPOKANE BRACE FOR ‘UNPRECEDENTED’ HEAT WAVEJASON SAMENOW, DIANA LEONARDJUNE 25, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Light easterly breezes may gust around 15 mph a couple times.
D.C.-AREA FORECAST: CLOUDS INCREASE TODAY, WITH RAIN ODDS UP STARTING TONIGHTA. CAMDEN WALKERFEBRUARY 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Denver’s NBC affiliate reported that avalanches can easily be triggered on northerly and easterly slopes, even from far away or below.
BODIES OF THREE SKIERS KILLED IN COLORADO AVALANCHE ARE FOUNDCINDY BORENFEBRUARY 5, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The hope was that the easterlies tumbling seaward from the dry lungs of California’s San Bernardino Valley would slingshot her past Catalina Island and to 125 degrees west longitude, where the currents would shift in her favor.
A DEATH AT SEA ON THE 'ROW OF LIFE'ANDREW LEWISOCTOBER 22, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
From the easterly end of the flat the augmented river squeezed in a roaring rapids through a sort of bottle neck.
SCATTERGOOD BAINESCLARENCE BUDINGTON KELLAND
In the month of December strong south-easterly gales are not uncommon; and in February and March they are very frequent.
NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
Consequently the journeying water by its momentum tends to move off in an easterly course.
OUTLINES OF THE EARTH'S HISTORYNATHANIEL SOUTHGATE SHALER
Thick fog banks came sweeping past at intervals; a cold north-easterly gale conveyed a wintry feeling to the air.
THE FLOATING LIGHT OF THE GOODWIN SANDSR.M. BALLANTYNE
Shortly before ten, two tar-barrels were observed burning in a north-easterly direction.
THE FLOATING LIGHT OF THE GOODWIN SANDSR.M. BALLANTYNE
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WORDS RELATED TO EASTERLY

  • east
  • easterly
  • eastward
  • on the east side of
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