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noun as in strait

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The house decays around Amelia and Samuel, their world narrows and becomes mad, undealable with.

A variety of studies indicate that low mood narrows and directs our attention to perceive threats and obstacles.

When all these relevant factors are taken into consideration, the wage gap narrows to about five cents.

Daniel Gross narrows down the list of suspects, from Elizabeth Warren and Wall Street to the brilliant economist himself.

It narrows your options on how you will spend your time, money and attention.

An aeroplane had reported that the Goeben had come into the Narrows, presumably to fire over the Peninsula with her big guns.

Meanwhile, the Australian submarine has got up through the Narrows and has torpedoed a gunboat at Chunuk.

The War Office forget every now and then other things about the coastline above the Narrows.

They carried their canoe down to the shore, and in a moment were paddling down the island toward the narrows.

There was an extra paddle, which Arthur wielded after a fashion, and it did not take long to come within sight of the narrows.


On this page you'll find 47 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to narrows, such as: anchorage, arm, basin, bayou, bight, and cove.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.