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The cove is encircled by a group of off-lying rocks, insular at high tide; it is only at low water that Kynance can be explored.

The fine headland of Pentire reaches beyond, with its off-lying islet of Newland.

The shore is not only broken into rough headlands, but has a number of off-lying islets.

This blind passage may be the one indicated in the present chart in the vicinity of Nairn Island, an off-lying islet.

This portion of the shore is very rocky in places, and numerous points of off-lying reefs project from the water.


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On this page you'll find 71 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to off-lying, such as: backwoods, faraway, far-flung, outer, afar, and distant.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.