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A large stone set in a secure place surely is a better boundary than a wayward stream whose course is changed by every freshet.

The road was plainly marked, but the last freshet had sprinkled it with stones, large and small.

We came down with the tide in the rear of the trunk freshet.

Horley Bottom, where the hay used to be frequently carried into the river by a June freshet, was now safe from flood.

And it is a lively stream when there happens to be a freshet and both forks are pouring a flood down into it.


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On this page you'll find 19 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to freshet, such as: alluvion, cataclysm, cataract, deluge, downpour, and flux.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.