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high water

noun as in flood tide

noun as in high tide

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In Fairfax County, police said more than a half-dozen roads were closed because of high water.

At least 10 tornadoes were reported to have touched down in the Philadelphia area as torrential rains caused the Delaware River to reach a 10-year high water level.

The mayor said more than 150 people were stranded in high water as the town was flooded.

The high water temperatures in the Gulf of Mexico fueled Ida’s rapid intensification.

His ascent of the Wall of the Early Morning Light in 1970 was doubtless the high water mark of his rock climbing career.

At its electoral high-water mark in 1992, Meretz won 250,000 votes.

I believe we're witnessing the high water mark for "People should be able to do whatever they want, and it's none of my business."

The high-water mark remains 14,164.53, on October 11, 2007.

Come hell, high water, or both, in shelters and at home, New Yorkers are ready.

The high water mark of his stated quest to rehab our reputation occurred in Cairo, in a speech titled “A New Beginning.”

The title to the bed of all lakes, ponds, and navigable rivers to the ordinary high-water mark is vested in the states.

It is high water at full and change at eight o'clock, and the tide rises from five to ten feet.

High water takes place at eight hours and a half after the moon's transit.

Captain Flinders mentions high water taking place on shore at eight hours after the moon's passage.

High water takes place at full and change at three quarters past ten.


On this page you'll find 6 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to high water, such as: flood, high tide, and inflowing tide.

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