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noun as in cold fish

noun as in glacier

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noun as in ice

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Researchers tend to catch the severest cases — the tip of the iceberg — and that doesn’t necessarily give you a full picture of what’s going on.

Looking at the number of reported cases is the next best option, but it’s just the tip of the iceberg.

When it comes to the question of whether to have a baby, affordable, high-quality child care is just the tip of the iceberg.

Our right to live in a healthy environment will be threatened, and that’s just the tip of the iceberg.

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The world’s biggest iceberg, the size of Delaware and Rhode Island, is breaking up and drifting out the Southern Ocean.

In Russia, Uganda, and elsewhere around the world, legal change is the tip of the iceberg.

The recent botched executions are just the tip of the iceberg.

The logic here was a little unsound—if I remember the S.S. Titanic story, “Iceberg” would have been the right name.

Confusion over the catcher's eye black is just the tip of the iceberg for this befuddled limey.

As far as cash-grabs go, the VIP pass is only the tip of the iceberg.

During these fourteen days we saw very few whales or albatrosses, and not one iceberg.

She was an iceberg,—a beautiful kill-joy,—a wet blanket of charming texture.

Greatly agitated, she approached her instructor, when Mr. Read walked in;—a cynical iceberg!

An iceberg may be defined as a detached portion of a polar glacier carried out to sea.

“The fishermen of my country can feel the chill of an iceberg through the fog and the night,” she said at last.


On this page you'll find 80 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to iceberg, such as: abstract, candid, detached, disinterested, sober, and unbiased.

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