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noun as in earth, land

verb as in restrict; drop in place


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His brother was a miner, and Stearns himself spent a year below ground.

However, the group revised its policy later that year so that an English bird name that causes “sufficient offense” could be changed solely on those grounds.

Those echoes, scientists say, occur as the whale’s call bounces off of rock layers within Earth’s crust — producing seismic images of the layers similar to those obtained by aiming sound waves at the ground with an air gun.

It’s another three hours toward the Texas border to reach New Mexico’s Carlsbad Caverns National Park, where you can tour several of the underground caves on your own, along with miles of above-ground hiking trails across the Chihuahuan Desert.

Whatever rabbit hole I had fallen down, the flavor was familiar enough to be grounding.

For every nanosecond that I miraculously lift off the ground, I land with an inordinately loud thud.

That article noted that the F-35 does not currently have the ability to down-link live video to ground troops,.

That ground hold was to stop you flying through weather that could kill you and everyone else aboard.

The Eighty-ninth Congress was potentially more fertile ground for the broad range of controversial programs on his dream agenda.

“I feel a shaking of the ground I stand on,” Carson tells Mrs. Hughes with trepidation.

A desultory conversation on politics, in which neither took the slightest interest, was a safe neutral ground.

He didn't need to wait—as the birds did—until an angleworm stuck his head above ground.

The Vine is a universal favorite, and rarely out of view; while it often seems to cover half the ground in sight.

Entrez donc, 'tis the work of one of your compatriots; and here, though a heretic, you may consider yourself on English ground.

Then the enemy's howitzers and field guns had it all their own way, forcing attack to yield a lot of ground.

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On this page you'll find 181 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to ground, such as: dirt, field, landscape, park, sand, and soil.

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