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synonyms for sheerness

  • delicacy
  • airiness
  • downiness
  • featheriness
  • fluffiness
  • thinness
  • etherealness
  • volatileness
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How to use sheerness in a sentence

From that time one vessel after another deserted the band, and put themselves under the protection of the fort at Sheerness.
THE CHRONICLES OF CRIME OR THE NEW NEWGATE CALENDAR. V. 1/2CAMDEN PELHAM
Orth'ris, on the rear-rank log, whispers we had got into the Thames below Sheerness by mistake.
SOLDIER STORIESRUDYARD KIPLING
The valve was opened, and the car first struck the water some two miles north of Sheerness.
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE VOL. IV, NO. 19, DEC 1851VARIOUS
England paid dearly before the value of Sheerness as a strong position was recognised.
RIVERS OF GREAT BRITAIN. THE THAMES, FROM SOURCE TO SEA.ANONYMOUS
Then, as the Sheerness rolled closer, two more ensigns fluttered to the deck.
FAMOUS PRIVATEERSMEN AND ADVENTURERS OF THE SEACHARLES H. L. JOHNSTON
Both the privateers started in pursuit, but the Sheerness was left far astern, as the Boscawen was a speedy sailer.
FAMOUS PRIVATEERSMEN AND ADVENTURERS OF THE SEACHARLES H. L. JOHNSTON
Sheerness had fallen, and practically nothing had been done for the defence of Chatham.
MONKJULIAN CORBETT
In consequence, Sir Harry resolved immediately to quit the fleet and to run into the harbour of Sheerness.
THE FERRYMAN OF BRILLWILLIAM H. G. KINGSTON
He was left behind on the pier at Sheerness, and with regret watched it leave, full of merrymakers.
THE STRAND MAGAZINE, VOLUME I, ISSUE 2, FEBRUARY 1891VARIOUS
Yet that same gracious area frames the grim cliff-cup which holds San Francisco bay—a spot of Dantesque sheerness and bareness.
THE NATIVE SONINEZ HAYNES IRWIN
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SHEERNESS

  • airiness
  • delicacy
  • downiness
  • etherealness
  • featheriness
  • fluffiness
  • sheerness
  • thinness
  • volatileness
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.