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noun as in lagoon

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Still, the original Tampanians were Native Americans who fished in the shallows of Tampa Bay.

When I worked as a journalist, I paddled around in the shallows of the Sunday Times, usually writing features that needed jokes.

On these shallows water-loving plants and even certain trees, such as the willows and poplars, find a foothold.

Another immediate effect of ocean streams arises where their currents of warm water come against shores or shallows of the sea.

There was a deepening in the grey shallows of her eyes; they darted such light as comes only from the deeps.

"Why, it'll take you a week to get her over those confounded shallows," he concluded.

The sea is tumbling in over the shallows and the sandy flats with a roar, muffled in the sea-mists drifting inland.


On this page you'll find 9 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to shallows, such as: bayou, pond, pool, gulf, marsh, and shoal.

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