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verb as in anchor, fasten securely

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Plus the moors where she lives—all cascading waterfalls and glowing fairies and foreboding thorns—are rather lovely to look at it.

Your ancestors were the Moors,” my mom said, “who conquered Spain.

Meanwhile, Richard and his two friends were on their way to the moors across the river to the encounter with Mr. Wilding.

The Romans took two hundred years to subdue it, and the Moors never obtained a footing there.

If that much had been spent for strong frigates, the United States would not have had the disgrace of paying tribute to the Moors.

The gunboats now came up like a flock of hawks, and soon the Moors were clambering over the rails.

The Moors did not know of its capture and would not suspect it, and thus it might get up close to the Philadelphia.


On this page you'll find 20 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to moors, such as: dock, tether, tie up, berth, secure, and chain.

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