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synonyms for inshore

  • ashore
  • aground
  • inland
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How to use inshore in a sentence

“I can take one of you,” answered Tom, pointing the canoe inshore with a turn of his paddle.
THE RIVAL CAMPERSRUEL PERLEY SMITH
When it was daylight, here was the clear Ohio water inshore, sure enough, and outside was the old regular Muddy!
ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN, COMPLETEMARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS)
We could see that the set of the current below ran close inshore, although doubtless the water there was very deep.
THE WAY OF A MANEMERSON HOUGH
The inshore squadron was gradually increased till it numbered ten sail-of-the-line.
THE LIFE OF NELSON, VOL. I (OF 2)A. T. (ALFRED THAYER) MAHAN
As we came inshore, the main body of the archipelago was found to be separated by a mile and a half from the mainland.
THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARDDOUGLAS MAWSON
He is neither ahead nor astern nor to seaward of us; therefore he must be hidden somewhere inshore.
A MIDDY OF THE KINGHARRY COLLINGWOOD
The cliff has a sheer drop to the water, which is here deep, so that large vessels can pass close inshore.
THE CORNWALL COASTARTHUR L. SALMON
The French being to windward, drew inshore; and the English fleet was becalmed six or seven miles to the westward.
THE LIFE OF HORATIO LORD NELSONROBERT SOUTHEY
The morning after she reached there she saw a ship inshore preparing to sail westward.
HISTORIC ADVENTURESRUPERT S. HOLLAND
A bare-legged man, pushing a shrimping-net before him, waded through the shallow waters, close inshore.
A SHEAF OF CORNMARY E. MANN
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WORDS RELATED TO INSHORE

  • aground
  • ashore
  • inland
  • inshore
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.