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synonyms for leaking

  • crack
  • exposure
  • flow
  • leakage
  • aperture
  • chink
  • crevice
  • drip
  • escape
  • fissure
  • hole
  • loss
  • outgoing
  • percolation
  • puncture
  • decrease
  • destruction
  • detriment
  • pit
  • short circuit
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How to use leaking in a sentence

Never since I was a little runt—did I—never cried in thirty years—and here I am-leaking like a pail!
YOU NEVER KNOW YOUR LUCK, COMPLETEGILBERT PARKER
She looked all about; the whole face of nature looked back, brimful of meaning, finger on lip, leaking its glad secret.
ENGLISH: COMPOSITION AND LITERATUREW. F. (WILLIAM FRANKLIN) WEBSTER
Half a dozen words from you would caulk up the leaking hull of your friendship.
CURSEDGEORGE ALLAN ENGLAND
Day found them stumbling down the Jersey coast, the foredeck a mass of wreckage and the ship leaking badly.
THE ONSLAUGHT FROM RIGELFLETCHER PRATT
We were out in a skiff yesterday and the little boat got to leaking so badly that we both of us had to stay in the water.
THE GO AHEAD BOYS ON SMUGGLERS' ISLANDROSS KAY
He found also that the boat was leaking badly from a crack in the side made, no doubt, by the turtle.
KERNEL COB AND LITTLE MISS SWEETCLOVERGEORGE MITCHEL
The ballast-tanks were found to be leaking and Gillies had considerable trouble in making them watertight.
THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARDDOUGLAS MAWSON
When the mate recovered his wits, he immediately sounded the well, and found that the ship was leaking badly.
SOUTH AMERICAN FIGHTS AND FIGHTERSCYRUS TOWNSEND BRADY
They reported that the ship was leaking badly and had been abandoned by her crew, after suffering severely from the late storm.
JACK HARKAWAY IN NEW YORKBRACEBRIDGE HEMYNG
In some cases these doors close automatically when the water rises in the vessel, thus confining it to the leaking portion.
A HISTORY OF THE GROWTH OF THE STEAM-ENGINEROBERT H. THURSTON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO LEAKING

  • aperture
  • chink
  • crack
  • crevice
  • decrease
  • destruction
  • detriment
  • drip
  • escape
  • exposure
  • fissure
  • flow
  • hole
  • leakage
  • leaking
  • loss
  • outgoing
  • percolation
  • pit
  • puncture
  • short circuit
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.