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noun as in paddle


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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.

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.

The only sound is the splash that the oars make when they hit the water.

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Their ineptitude required the seaman to abandon his post at the tiller and man an oar himself.

Frank leaped ashore and pushed the boat off, while Mayne held her by jamming the leeward oar into the mud.

There are some people who leave impressions not so lasting as the imprint of an oar upon the water.

A single oar used rather as rudder than paddle guides the tank to the middle of the stream, where it floats to its destination.

Jim and Grundy each seized an oar, and, exerting their strength, they were soon clear of the wreck.

And now a chase began with oar and sail, and continued till noon, when Crown Point was still some leagues away.

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On this page you'll find 14 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to oar, such as: blade, pole, propel, row, null, and scull.

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