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noun as in brook

noun as in creek

noun as in gutter

noun as in race

noun as in rill

noun as in river

noun as in rivulet

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Example Sentences

Clear water trickled through a wooden runnel into a great stone trough outside near the door.

Thus it is possible that a runnel of the blood of "le grand monarque" tripped through Burton's veins.

It took me the whole day to reach the patch,—which I found indeed a forest—but not a rudiment of brook or runnel had I crossed!

Peebles had disappeared; Dake lay in his rags on the ground; Runnel rocked slowly, like a pendulum, in his ceaseless pain.

And I stood on the curb watching the iridescent ooze of the sewage in a runnel of the street seep along like a sick snake.


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On this page you'll find 123 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to runnel, such as: beck, branch, burn, creek, rill, and river.

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