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noun as in castaway

noun as in hulk

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Stanford’s OceanOne diving robot was able to retrieve a vase from an underwater shipwreck, hypothetically reducing the need for people to go on dangerous diving missions.

Intrepid locals have long practiced what is now known as deep-water free-soloing—climbing sheer limestone faces with only the ocean to break your fall—and free diving among hundreds of shipwrecks that rest offshore.

More generally, you can’t explain the presence of a lifeboat aboard a pirate ship only in terms of an actual shipwreck.

That revelation coincided with the introduction of zombies to Verdansk, which first appeared at the site of a shipwreck on the map’s southeast shoreline near the prison.

While traveling 1,000 miles on her custom fat bike, Leeming wove past aging shipwrecks and sun-bleached animal bones and took in stunning views of the arid landscape.

Instead, the Giglese will commemorate the shipwreck with a prayer service on Jan. 13 every year, and nothing more.

The discovery of the latest victims brings to 25 the total confirmed dead from the fatal shipwreck.

How much is a terrifying experience like surviving a shipwreck worth?

He faces charges of multiple manslaughter, abandoning ship, and causing a shipwreck.

He faces pending charges for multiple counts of manslaughter, causing a shipwreck, and abandoning ship.

Thus wanderingMy thought in this immensity is drowned;And sweet to me is shipwreck on this sea.

It was her daughter, Helene, who had just escaped shipwreck, saving only one child.

Of this shipwreck Machault says never a word; he merely says that Ceyx died in the sea.

He was all they had, this baby—he was all they had saved out of the ruin of their lives, out of the shipwreck of their love.

In the rocky gorges of the ocean we may often trace a strange permanent impersonation of shipwreck.


On this page you'll find 353 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to shipwreck, such as: derelict, leper, maroon, outcast, outlaw, and pariah.

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