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noun as in waterway

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With the retirement of the 39-year-old Rivers last month, Indianapolis is again in need of a starting quarterback.

Other teammates named as a first-team all-pro during Rivers’s time with the Chargers include Antonio Gates, Lorenzo Neal, Eric Weddle, Jamal Williams, Antonio Cromartie, Derwin James, Nate Kaeding, Desmond King, Shawne Merriman and Adrian Phillips.

It has been a sensational career for Rivers and it is sad to see his time in the NFL come to an end.

“As my playing career comes to an end, the next chapter begins,” Rivers said in a written statement released by the Colts.

The Colts are back in the quarterback market after the surprise retirement of Andrew Luck just before the 2019 season, following one season with Jacoby Brissett at the position and one season with Rivers.

They seemed like a permanent part of the mindscape, the way mountains or rivers are part of the physical world.

Hitchcock was our mountains and our rivers, curled permanently into our brainpans.

Plus, the Spey, one of the most famous salmon rivers in the world, bordered the south side of the estate.

But who cleans lakes and streams and rivers and makes them fishable and swimmable again?

Near the confluence of these two rivers a tiny bridge spans the gap connecting the Korengal with the Pech.

The Variegated Horsetail is not exclusively maritime, however, for it sometimes grows by the sides of rivers and ponds.

You may look again and again, and see millions of suns and systems spread out across the heavens like rivers of living gems.

At the confluence of these two rivers there was the finest assemblage of Savages that I have yet seen.

New France has an exceedingly varied sea-coast, indented by bays and rivers, broken and irregular.

And the rivers shall fail: the streams of the banks shall be diminished, and be dried up.


On this page you'll find 13 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to rivers, such as: tributary, estuary, stream, run, creek, and brook.

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