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synonyms for rapids

  • rapine
  • river
  • whitewater
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From the easterly end of the flat the augmented river squeezed in a roaring rapids through a sort of bottle neck.
SCATTERGOOD BAINESCLARENCE BUDINGTON KELLAND
If there is a river near you which has rapids, go to the spot and see if you can tell what it is that makes the rapids.
THE LATER CAVE-MENKATHARINE ELIZABETH DOPP
The air was clear, and full of the scent of the pines and cedars, and the rumble of the rapids came musically down the canon.
MRS. FALCHION, COMPLETEGILBERT PARKER
But Menotah only laughed again, while the roar of the great rapids beat down upon their ears with sound of sombre menace.
MENOTAHERNEST G. HENHAM
A dull roar from the distant rapids beat down ominously along the evening wind.
MENOTAHERNEST G. HENHAM
He knew she was quite capable of handling the punt, even in the rapids, so he merely growled his acquiescence.
RUTH FIELDING AT COLLEGEALICE B. EMERSON
But the strange boat was drifting toward the rapids of the Lumano that began just below the mill.
RUTH FIELDING AT COLLEGEALICE B. EMERSON
There are two rapids, or small falls, on this part of the Red River, which show only at low water.
STORIES OF OUR NAVAL HEROESVARIOUS
Below the mouth of Grand river commence the rapids, which continue for several hundred miles down the Arkansaw.
THE EXPEDITIONS OF ZEBULON MONTGOMERY PIKE, VOLUME II (OF 3)ELLIOTT COUES
Bidding farewell to our hospitable hosts we drifted on down stream, shooting in the process a few very mild rapids.
THE CRADLE OF MANKINDW.A. WIGRAM
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WORDS RELATED TO RAPIDS

  • avalanche
  • cataract
  • chute
  • deluge
  • downrush
  • falls
  • flood
  • force
  • fountain
  • outpouring
  • precipitation
  • rapids
  • shower
  • spout
  • torrent
  • watercourse
  • waterfall
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