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synonyms for freshet

  • alluvion
  • cataclysm
  • cataract
  • deluge
  • downpour
  • flux
  • gush
  • inundation
  • outpouring
  • overflow
  • spate
  • stream
  • surge
  • torrent
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How to use freshet in a sentence

A large stone set in a secure place surely is a better boundary than a wayward stream whose course is changed by every freshet.
PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
The road was plainly marked, but the last freshet had sprinkled it with stones, large and small.
MOTOR MATT'S "CENTURY" RUNSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
We came down with the tide in the rear of the trunk freshet.
OVER THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS TO ALASKACHARLES WARREN STODDARD
Horley Bottom, where the hay used to be frequently carried into the river by a June freshet, was now safe from flood.
THE HILLS AND THE VALERICHARD JEFFERIES
And it is a lively stream when there happens to be a freshet and both forks are pouring a flood down into it.
THE PONY RIDER BOYS IN TEXASFRANK GEE PATCHIN
I love the little ford over Turtle Creek where they didn't build the bridge after the freshet.
THE AMERICAN COUNTRY GIRLMARTHA FOOTE CROW
The gale of his grief had blown away his words; his freshet of tears had soaked away the crust of his grief.
SIXES AND SEVENSO. HENRY
It's only somethin' the freshet left on the shore, an' the pigs wouldn't eat nohow.'
EARTH'S ENIGMASCHARLES G. D. ROBERTS
They get caught in our little bay, and then when some extra freshet comes they are washed out again and carried out to sea.
THE DEALINGS OF CAPTAIN SHARKEYA. CONAN DOYLE
It came down with the freshet the other day, and here it will stay until a flood sweeps it out into the main stream.
THE DEALINGS OF CAPTAIN SHARKEYA. CONAN DOYLE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO FRESHET

  • deluge
  • freshet
  • heavy rainfall
  • torrent
  • wall of water
  • waterflood
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.