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synonyms for keel

  • capsize
  • collapse
  • drop
  • faint
  • founder
  • overturn
  • pitch
  • plunge
  • slump
  • swoon
  • topple
  • tumble
  • upset
  • black out
  • go down
  • pass out
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antonyms for keel

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  • ascend
  • increase
  • place
  • rise
  • straighten
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How to use keel in a sentence

Melfi is the even keel to Tony’s volatility — a thoughtful, occasionally horrified audience surrogate.
PANDEMIC TV HERO LORRAINE BRACCO ON WHY ‘THE SOPRANOS’ WAS A QUARANTINE HIT AND THAT HOUSE IN SICILY SHE BOUGHT FOR A BUCKJESSICA M. GOLDSTEINAPRIL 23, 2021WASHINGTON POST
But, as the keel of the boats touched bottom, each boat-load dashed into the water and then into the enemy's fire.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
Robert was out there under the shed, reclining in the shade against the sloping keel of the overturned boat.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
To maintain the vessel on an even keel he introduced four vanes, called “hydroplanes,” for regulating the depth of descent.
THE WONDER BOOK OF KNOWLEDGEVARIOUS
The tip often forms an abrupt angle with the shaft and there is a keel on the dorsal surface of the tip (see figs. 5, 6).
GENERA AND SUBGENERA OF CHIPMUNKSJOHN A. WHITE
Microscopic examination reveals that there is a faint keel on the dorsal surface of the tip.
GENERA AND SUBGENERA OF CHIPMUNKSJOHN A. WHITE
In having a keel on the ventral surface of the tip, the baculum of Tamias is comparable to that of Spermophilus.
GENERA AND SUBGENERA OF CHIPMUNKSJOHN A. WHITE
Keel outside garboard strake, inclusive of thickness of keelband, (p. 151) if any, shall not exceed in depth 1½ in.
YACHTING VOL. 2VARIOUS.
The effect of the alteration has been to lengthen the keel, and perhaps to round up the forefoot a little.
YACHTING VOL. 2VARIOUS.
Since then a succeeding owner has reverted to a sort of heavy fin-keel, but the boat has not done so well in racing as formerly.
YACHTING VOL. 2VARIOUS.
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO KEEL

  • be beaten
  • be defeated
  • cave in
  • collapse
  • crumple
  • decline
  • decrease
  • descend
  • droop
  • drop
  • fold
  • founder
  • go under
  • keel
  • lessen
  • make less
  • pitch
  • plunge
  • reduce
  • sag
  • set
  • sink
  • slump
  • submerge
  • submerse
  • submit
  • succumb
  • suffer defeat
  • topple
  • tumble
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