Thesaurus / oozy
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
We cross over the bridges that span salty channels, oozy and redolent of ocean and sea-weed during the hours of ebb.
THE PORTSMOUTH ROAD AND ITS TRIBUTARIESCHARLES G. HARPER
He stooped, and waving his torch along the ground he moved to the far angle of the chateau, examining the soft, oozy clay.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Here is a rocky chamber, but without a roof; here a bed of moss, but oozy with wet; here an arm-chair, but one of hard stone.
TOILERS OF THE SEAVICTOR HUGO
They were walking through the rushes, sinking into the warm and oozy bottom of the lagoon formed by the overflow of the tide.
SNNICAVICENTE BLASCO IBEZ
But the blood was just the ordinary oozy kind, and so we let it come, to clean the wound well.
PLUCK ON THE LONG TRAILEDWIN L. SABIN
The place being swampy, he suddenly sank to his knees in the oozy soil and was captured by the enemy.
THE STORY OF AMERICAN HISTORYALBERT F. BLAISDELL
No more trickling feebly from snowbanks; no more boring devious channels in oozy clay, no more stagnating in sullen dams.
THE TRAIL OF '98ROBERT W. SERVICE
Then one day a heavy rain came that made the street one slough of soft oozy clay which no one could cross.
VIGNETTES OF SAN FRANCISCOALMIRA BAILEY
The ground in general was an oozy, mossy bog on a foundation of jagged rocks, full of concealed pit-holes.
TRAVELS IN ALASKAJOHN MUIR
He slowly passed through the oozy, ill-smelling archway, and stood before that house.
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