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Once a glacier backs off its moraine and becomes free floating, it can collapse catastrophically.
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After a bit of waiting, Mac decided that the smoke was floating from a certain direction, and we began to edge carefully that way.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
The fire crackled around the Dutch ovens, and the odor of coffee came floating by.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
It was like a dream of beauty suspended in the air before you—floating there—and you didn't want to disturb it.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
She wore a gown of white tulle upon whose floating surface were a few dark-blue lilies.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
The pole was, therefore, continually floating or rising and falling in steam of ever-varying pressure.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
Great ships like floating palaces rode up and down the river.
ALILA, OUR LITTLE PHILIPPINE COUSINMARY HAZELTON WADE
The solo voice of the Nubian sailor was lost in the chorus of voices which came floating over the Nile.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
He saw the swans floating like bundles of dry paper, he saw the whirling sea-gulls, he obtained his former room.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
The cabin of the floating light was marvellously neat and immaculately clean.
THE FLOATING LIGHT OF THE GOODWIN SANDSR.M. BALLANTYNE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO FLOATING

  • adjustable
  • changeful
  • flexible
  • floating
  • fluctuating
  • indefinite
  • malleable
  • mercurial
  • mobile
  • mutable
  • protean
  • shifting
  • unsettled
  • unstable
  • unsteady
  • variable
  • aerial
  • aeronautical
  • airborne
  • avian
  • drifting
  • express
  • flapping
  • fleet
  • floating
  • fluttering
  • gliding
  • hovering
  • mercurial
  • mobile
  • on the wing
  • soaring
  • speedy
  • streaming
  • volant
  • volar
  • volitant
  • waving
  • winging
  • zooming
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