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noun as in rower


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To the worn-out oarsman, it seemed only a few moments later that an insistent grip on his shoulder aroused him.

Jake, the better oarsman sat flat in the stern of the round-bottomed craft, paddling with quick, splashless strokes.

The little beauty worked “as quick as they could swing the yards,” as the stroke oarsman remarked enthusiastically.

We had to row against a strong head wind, and I, who was the principal oarsman, fell sick.

The weary oarsman was glad to be relieved from his exhausting task, and promptly obeyed the order.

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On this page you'll find 4 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to oarsman, such as: boatman, ferryman, gondolier, and oar.

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