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synonyms for narrows

  • diminish
  • limit
  • tighten
  • circumscribe
  • constrict
  • contract
  • taper
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antonyms for narrows

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  • free
  • let go
  • release
  • expand
  • increase
  • open
  • broaden
  • complicate
  • intensify
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How to use narrows in a sentence

An aeroplane had reported that the Goeben had come into the Narrows, presumably to fire over the Peninsula with her big guns.
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Meanwhile, the Australian submarine has got up through the Narrows and has torpedoed a gunboat at Chunuk.
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The War Office forget every now and then other things about the coastline above the Narrows.
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They carried their canoe down to the shore, and in a moment were paddling down the island toward the narrows.
THE RIVAL CAMPERSRUEL PERLEY SMITH
There was an extra paddle, which Arthur wielded after a fashion, and it did not take long to come within sight of the narrows.
THE RIVAL CAMPERSRUEL PERLEY SMITH
When they had come to the Narrows, Harvey again called a halt, and stole ahead to see if the coast was clear.
THE RIVAL CAMPERSRUEL PERLEY SMITH
When they had reached the Narrows they carried across into the other bay, and then started down along the shore at a good clip.
THE RIVAL CAMPERSRUEL PERLEY SMITH
To demand accurate knowledge of the subject before an author begins work upon it narrows the field from which themes may be drawn.
ENGLISH: COMPOSITION AND LITERATUREW. F. (WILLIAM FRANKLIN) WEBSTER
They had been out, from the fort at Wheeling, on a scouting party, and were waylaid at a pass called the narrows.
THE INDIAN IN HIS WIGWAMHENRY R. SCHOOLCRAFT
He took the water above the Narrows, about a mile and a half from camp.
THE HIGHGRADERWILLIAM MACLEOD RAINE
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WORDS RELATED TO NARROWS

  • anchorage
  • arm
  • basin
  • bayou
  • bight
  • cove
  • estuary
  • fiord
  • firth
  • gulf
  • harbor
  • inlet
  • lagoon
  • loch
  • mouth
  • narrows
  • sound
  • strait
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