Thesaurus / ebb
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Having passed all the dangers, the ebb-tide very soon carried us out of the river into Hanover Bay.
The ebb tide after noon was against us, and the wind being light, we were making no progress.
We cross over the bridges that span salty channels, oozy and redolent of ocean and sea-weed during the hours of ebb.
THE PORTSMOUTH ROAD AND ITS TRIBUTARIESCHARLES G. HARPER
Russian opera was then at a low ebb, and he only went to hear his favourite work, A Life for the Tsar.
THE LIFE & LETTERS OF PETER ILICH TCHAIKOVSKYMODESTE TCHAIKOVSKY
Every emotion, unless it be that of love, must have its ebb; and by nightfall the settlers were returning to their old caution.
A VIRGINIA SCOUTHUGH PENDEXTER
This is a very dark frame of mind, consequent on overwork and the conclusion of the excruciating Ebb Tide.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON - SWANSTON EDITION VOL. 25 (OF 25)ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
Before the construction of the mole, the flow and ebb of the sea cleared the mud away entirely, by forcing it outwards.
He chopped the jam that afternoon, and it floated out in the night or early morning with the ebb.
THE BELTED SEASARTHUR COLTON
There would be the ebb-tide for leaving the Douvres; and the flood would carry him into Guernsey.
TOILERS OF THE SEAVICTOR HUGO
The ebb and current threatened to sweep the ship on the shore.
SOUTH AMERICAN FIGHTS AND FIGHTERSCYRUS TOWNSEND BRADY
WORDS RELATED TO EBB
- be of no avail
- burn up
- eat away
- fritter away
- frivol away
- gamble away
- go to waste
- pour down the drain
- run dry
- run through
- throw away
- trifle away
- wear out
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