Synonyms for flood tide

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It was a boisterous day, half a gale of wind against the flood tide.

A crimson wave flew to her face—a flood tide of humiliation.

It's a flood tide to-day and with the big ground swell she hasn't a chance.

Did it fail him he would be caught by the flood tide some miles from land.

When he closes the lid, the water rises again; then it is flood tide.

The fishing is done on the flood tide, mostly, but often at the last of the ebb.

The Lewis and Clark Centennial then is the flood tide of opportunity.

Now the flood tide does not run through the bridge at right angles to the span.

At flood tide they will be found in the channel, but at ebb they seek some deep hole.

At flood tide a swimmer could pass directly over it in safety.