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synonyms for jib

  • back off
  • blanch
  • cower
  • cringe
  • flinch
  • grimace
  • recoil
  • blench
  • dodge
  • duck
  • quail
  • shrink
  • shy
  • start
  • swerve
  • turn
  • make a face
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antonyms for jib

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  • face
  • meet
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How to use jib in a sentence

"A real wilderness," cried Dr. Silence from his seat in the bows where he held the jib sheet.
THREE MORE JOHN SILENCE STORIESALGERNON BLACKWOOD
In sailing the jib is worked to every puff, eased off or drawn in at every variation in direction or strength of wind.
YACHTING VOL. 2VARIOUS.
The size of the jib is also influenced by the fact that it has to balance the equally enormous mainsail.
YACHTING VOL. 2VARIOUS.
A broad reach on starboard followed, 'Vigilant' setting her balloon jib-topsail very smartly.
YACHTING VOL. 2VARIOUS.
The breeze, which came from the northward by east, was growing, and jib topsails were pulled down when about ten miles off.
YACHTING VOL. 2VARIOUS.
The jib was unbent, the sheet and head were brought together and made into a sack.
FAMOUS ADVENTURES AND PRISON ESCAPES OF THE CIVIL WARVARIOUS
The two were under the same canvas, each with jibheader over single-reef mainsails, foresail, and jib.
YACHTING VOL. 2VARIOUS.
Everything was made snug and lashed securely, with two reefs in the mainsail, and the bonnet taken off the jib.
FAMOUS ADVENTURES AND PRISON ESCAPES OF THE CIVIL WARVARIOUS
Spinnakers were at once hauled out on the starboard side, both setting balloon jib-topsails and lowering foresails.
YACHTING VOL. 2VARIOUS.
At 2.50 it broke up and revealed that favourite sail in America a balloon jib-topsail, and a rare good puller it is.
YACHTING VOL. 2VARIOUS.
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WORDS RELATED TO JIB

  • back off
  • blanch
  • blench
  • cower
  • cringe
  • dodge
  • duck
  • flinch
  • grimace
  • jib
  • make a face
  • quail
  • recoil
  • shrink
  • shy
  • start
  • swerve
  • turn
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.