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adjective as in launched

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adjective as in supported

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But since those rosy scenarios were first floated, the California political scene has grown more crowded.

The theory was first floated in the 1950s by Professor Homer Dubs of Oxford University.

By that logic however, Carol is also being floated as a possible casualty of the episode.

The couple first floated into public consciosuness in March.

No, not the penny-ante conspiracy Hillary Clinton first floated back in the 90s.

Then, as he neared the room, a sound of music floated out to meet him— Tony was singing to his own accompaniment.

Her last words floated back from the depths of the corridor; a clock was striking and she had pattered off hastily.

The unfinished phrases floated, but dared not come to earth; they gathered but remained undelivered.

A little beyond these three hippopotami floated in the water, only the upper parts of their heads and rotund bodies being visible.

It floated out upon the night, over the housetops, the crescent of the river, losing itself in the silence of the upper air.


On this page you'll find 13 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to floated, such as: begun, lofted, sent, afloat, aloft, and put in motion.

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