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synonyms for oar

  • blade
  • pole
  • propel
  • row
  • scull
  • spoon oar
  • sweep
See also synonyms for: oared / oaring
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A guide breaks the silence by slapping his oar on the water.
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Tucked behind the crab’s claws are a pair of wide, flat arms that almost resemble oars.
THIS 90-MILLION-YEAR-OLD CRAB HAD THE EYES OF A HUNTERPHILIP KIEFERJANUARY 11, 2022POPULAR-SCIENCE
A 22-inch HD touchscreen monitor, powerful speakers, and a proprietary ultrasmooth and quiet resistance system designed to mimic the pull of an oar through water combine to create a completely immersive experience.
ROWING IS THE NEW RUNNINGOUTSIDE EDITORSAPRIL 15, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
The only sound is the splash that the oars make when they hit the water.
WHEN A BODY MEETS A BOATMAN ON THE GANGESEUGENE ROBINSONFEBRUARY 23, 2021OZY
Over the course of a few decades, the chebec warships completely ditched the oars, while relying on three massive lateen sails – thus making the complete transition from a galley to a sailing ship.
KNOW YOUR HISTORICAL WARSHIPS: FROM 7TH CENTURY BC – 17TH CENTURY ADDATTATREYA MANDALAPRIL 4, 2020REALM OF HISTORY
Frank leaped ashore and pushed the boat off, while Mayne held her by jamming the leeward oar into the mud.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
There are some people who leave impressions not so lasting as the imprint of an oar upon the water.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
A single oar used rather as rudder than paddle guides the tank to the middle of the stream, where it floats to its destination.
JOURNAL OF A VOYAGE TO BRAZILMARIA GRAHAM
Jim and Grundy each seized an oar, and, exerting their strength, they were soon clear of the wreck.
THE FLOATING LIGHT OF THE GOODWIN SANDSR.M. BALLANTYNE
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WORDS RELATED TO OAR

  • boatman
  • ferryman
  • gondolier
  • oar
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