Synonyms for falling tide

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"Ticklish job that, on a falling tide," said the mate, coolly.

They heard a broken grumble like the murmur of a falling tide.

And the desires and aversions are like the rising and falling tide.

"You see that sand bank that the falling tide has exposed," was Frank's reply.

The boat had grounded upon the reef with the falling tide, but with some difficulty was got afloat, when we left the place.

It would not do to let the falling tide catch us in that place.

The rising tide tends toward the north, from the Ionian to the Tyrrhenian sea, and the falling tide in the opposite direction.

The mud is deposited and the waters return with the falling tide to the bed of the river.

The blood had gone out from her face like a falling tide; the pain was over, but only, like a tide, to return.

The falling tide had deposited there the body of Abel Behenna stark upon the broken rocks.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR FALLING TIDE

ebb tide

nounreceding tide
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