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synonyms for leeward

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

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

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
In addition, an allowance is made for pressure on the leeward girder according to a scale.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
The good steamer had run thirty miles to leeward of her course, making not the smallest progress.
THE BRITISH EXPEDITION TO THE CRIMEAWILLIAM HOWARD RUSSELL
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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