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synonyms for rivulets

  • bourn
  • brook
  • channel
  • creek
  • rill
  • river
  • runnel
  • stream
  • streamlet
  • runlet
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How to use rivulets in a sentence

She then continued her flight, in the course of which she crossed several rivulets, and at each of these received fresh spears.
HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE
Now and then rivulets of silver glittered among them in the sun: it was the water running from the nets.
TOILERS OF THE SEAVICTOR HUGO
Broken bottles lay about her everywhere and in every direction ran rivulets of wine.
NAPOLEON'S YOUNG NEIGHBORHELEN LEAH REED
They grow in the greatest perfection on the banks of small rivulets.
TRAVELS IN PERU, ON THE COAST, IN THE SIERRA, ACROSS THE CORDILLERAS AND THE ANDES, INTO THE PRIMEVAL FORESTSJ. J. VON TSCHUDI
At last the pools and rivulets are “dimpled” by a few soft drops, the forerunners of the general shower.
THE RAIN CLOUDANONYMOUS
So soliloquised he at sight of the rain running down the sloped sides of the ant-hills in rivulets.
THE VEE-BOERSMAYNE REID
Quantities of sea-water trickled through the pebble wall, and ran in rivulets across their path to join the sea within.
THE WELL-BELOVEDTHOMAS HARDY
The little town lies sheltered at the head of a gorge in which two rivulets meet and form the haven.
THE CORNWALL COASTARTHUR L. SALMON
The river flows into the sea, but the river itself is supplied by creeks and rivulets and springs.
REMINISCENCES OF A REBELWAYLAND FULLER DUNAWAY
The sun was distinctly warmer and tiny rivulets of water flowed along the edges of the runways.
THE HOSTS OF THE AIRJOSEPH A. ALTSHELER
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