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synonyms for scarp

  • bluff
  • crag
  • precipice
  • wall
  • escarpment
  • face
  • scar
  • rock face
  • rocky height
  • steep rock
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How to use scarp in a sentence

There are also individual large boulders cemented into the front of the scarp, suggesting that the region saw high floods, says Perseverance deputy project scientist Katie Stack Morgan of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab in Pasadena, Calif.
SEE SOME OF THE MOST INTRIGUING PHOTOS FROM NASA’S PERSEVERANCE ROVER SO FARLISA GROSSMANAUGUST 19, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
They consisted of a trench seven feet deep; the bottom, from scarp to counterscarp, six feet broad; the top thirteen feet broad.
THE BRITISH EXPEDITION TO THE CRIMEAWILLIAM HOWARD RUSSELL
And he walked to the window and looked down the steep scarp to where the river foamed in the bottom of the dell.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON, VOLUME XXIROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
From the buttress foot a sheep-walk goes along the scarp—see, you can follow it from here in the dry grass.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON, VOLUME XXIROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
The upland district on the western bank of the Trent terminates in an abrupt craggy scarp above the wide and level valley.
THE RIVERS OF GREAT BRITAIN: RIVERS OF THE EAST COASTVARIOUS
Reid seized that interval, and crying “Come on,” leaped over the scarp, and rushed up to the very walls.
THE LAND OF FIREMAYNE REID
In order to protect the masonry of the scarp, engineers first lowered the cordon to the level of the covert-way.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, VOL. XXI., NO. 531, MARCH 6, 1886VARIOUS
The wall we see on the further side of the moat, taking the enemys point of view, is the scarp.
THE WALLS OF CONSTANTINOPLEBERNARD GRANVILLE BAKER
Some of its battlements remain; they served to cover the movements of troops on the terrace between the scarp and the wall.
THE WALLS OF CONSTANTINOPLEBERNARD GRANVILLE BAKER
A portion of the scarp was provided with palisades some ten feet high.
ELEMENTS OF MILITARY ART AND SCIENCEHENRY WAGER HALLECK
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WORDS RELATED TO SCARP

  • bluff
  • crag
  • escarpment
  • face
  • precipice
  • rock face
  • rocky height
  • scar
  • scarp
  • steep rock
  • wall
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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