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synonyms for nereids

  • Nereid
  • Oceanid
  • kelpie
  • limniad
  • mermaid
  • naiad
  • nix
  • ocean nymph
  • river nymph
  • sea nymph
  • water elf
  • water sprite
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How to use nereids in a sentence

The naiads bathed not in Scamanders stream nor Simois, nor the nereids in the waters of the bright gean Sea.
THE CATACOMBS OF ROMEWILLIAM HENRY WITHROW
In modern Greece it is believed that Nereids can be caught by seizing their wings, their clothes, or even their handkerchiefs.
THE SCIENCE OF FAIRY TALESEDWIN SIDNEY HARTLAND
Two enormous fountains adorned with Tritons, Nereids, and Dolphins beautify the court.
THE HARRIS-INGRAM EXPERIMENTCHARLES E. BOLTON
The nereids are, like the fairy ladies, beautiful and capricious, and are likewise invariably blue eyed and golden haired.
THE NEW GRESHAM ENCYCLOPEDIAVARIOUS
Nereids travel on whirlwinds, and, like the Celtic fairies, cause spinning spirals of dust on highways.
THE NEW GRESHAM ENCYCLOPEDIAVARIOUS
Nereus: 'the good spirit of the gean Sea,' father of the nereids or sea-nymphs.
AN INTRODUCTION TO THE PROSE AND POETICAL WORKS OF JOHN MILTONHIRAM CORSON
Venus, aided by the Nereids, effects their deliverance; and Gama sails away, fearing treachery.
THE LUSIADLUS DE CAMES
The pipers and harpers held in mute astonishment the Nereids and even the Sirens with their sweet modulations.
CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS AND HOW HE RECEIVED AND IMPARTED THE SPIRIT OF DISCOVERYJUSTIN WINSOR
A bath, indeed, for all the Nereids named by Hesiod, with room enough for the Tritons and their herds and horses.
IMAGINARY CONVERSATIONS AND POEMSWALTER SAVAGE LANDOR
Boasting that she was fairer than the sea-nymphs, she offended the Nereids, who complained to Neptune.
CHARACTER SKETCHES OF ROMANCE, FICTION AND THE DRAMA, VOL 1THE REV. E. COBHAM BREWER, LL.D.
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