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They do this, Rogers explains, by forcing coastal wetlands to store carbon below ground and within the living plants.

This is where the golden spike is driven—ground zero for a major course change in Earth history.

There are rovers tasked with understanding organics on the ground and looking for signs of life.

They focused on his feet positioning on sprints, having him start either on the ground or with his two feet on a line, as opposed to a natural sprinting position with one foot in front of the other.

Hoist the bag up until the cache hangs at least 12 feet off the ground and five feet below the branch.

But for me, this admittance of uncertainty and doubts grounds Serial in reality.

By 27 September, there were 1,400 people in the grounds of the embassy, creating a small humanitarian crisis.

Though this might easily have been grounds for dismissal or reassignment, nothing of the sort happened.

“They cannot go to the European Court because they have no grounds,” she says.

Green-Wood has its own catacombs, which grounds keepers will unlock for tour groups.

The tea was all laid on tables in the garden, and the sausages were cooking over a fire made on the grounds.

He has taken down its fences, and "boulevarded" its grounds till it merges into those of his neighbors.

I've seen him prowling about the grounds: and the night of the marriage he was mounted up at the chapel window.

He was hurrying towards the corner of the palace grounds when a shriek from Winifred set his teeth on edge.

But for the trees, these sullen skies and level grounds would render England dreary enough.


On this page you'll find 109 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to grounds, such as: acreage, area, campus, country, district, and environs.

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