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synonyms for leeward

  • calm
  • quiet
  • safe
  • smooth
  • still
  • leeside
  • peaceful
  • protected
  • screened
  • secure
  • serene
  • sheltered
  • shielded
  • undisturbed

antonyms for leeward

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  • agitated
  • rough
  • stormy
  • windy
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How to use leeward in a sentence

The trees slow the velocity of the snow, which settles on the leeward side of the trunks, forming drifts 20 feet deep.
TRAGEDY IN BAFFIN BAYJVERSTEEGHFEBRUARY 14, 2022OUTSIDE ONLINE
More recent storms buried that weak layer with feet of wind-deposited snow, and the conditions formed a huge slab on a leeward-facing slope above the trail.
HOW COULD A TRAIL FIT FOR A TODDLER BE THE SITE OF A DEADLY DISASTER?FRED DREIERJANUARY 21, 2022OUTSIDE ONLINE
In due course, these penguins also depart for the leeward side.
MATH OF THE PENGUINSSUSAN D'AGOSTINOAUGUST 17, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
Frank leaped ashore and pushed the boat off, while Mayne held her by jamming the leeward oar into the mud.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
The Dick being a little to leeward of our track, had four fathoms; but the least we had was five and three-quarters.
NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
At this point he lost his balance, and went rolling to leeward like an empty cask.
THE FLOATING LIGHT OF THE GOODWIN SANDSR.M. BALLANTYNE
The boat drove quite two miles to leeward before the tug got hold of her again.
THE FLOATING LIGHT OF THE GOODWIN SANDSR.M. BALLANTYNE
After boring for ten hours in the worst of the tremendous sea, he saw a vessel to leeward of him, flying signals of distress.
THE CHEQUERSJAMES RUNCIMAN
Being to leeward, they could hear despairing cries distinctly, and four or five human beings were seen clinging to the side.
THE FLOATING LIGHT OF THE GOODWIN SANDSR.M. BALLANTYNE
Had he not secured himself by the rope he would have fallen to leeward, and been washed overboard.
DIGBY HEATHCOTEW.H.G. KINGSTON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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