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See definition of sluiced on Dictionary.com
  • as inpour
  • as instream
  • as insurge
  • as indeluge
  • as inflow
  • as ingush

synonyms for sluiced

  • cascade
  • discharge
  • drain
  • flood
  • flow
  • gush
  • rush
  • spew
  • spill
  • splash
  • stream
  • swarm
  • course
  • crowd
  • decant
  • deluge
  • drench
  • emit
  • inundate
  • issue
  • jet
  • proceed
  • rain
  • roll
  • run
  • sheet
  • shower
  • sluice
  • spout
  • spring
  • surge
  • teem
  • throng
  • cataract
  • give off
  • let flow
  • rill
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antonyms for sluiced

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  • trickle
  • cease
  • halt
  • repress
  • stop
  • suppress
  • stop
  • halt
  • suppress
  • repress
  • cease
  • be quiet
  • trickle
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How to use sluiced in a sentence

I dabbed and sluiced, but nothing I could do seemed to check the flow; it went on, obstinate and irrepressible.
LOVE AMONG THE LIONSF. ANSTEY
The dam pond was brown with logs, and they were being sluiced through in a great hurry.
THE BOSS OF WIND RIVERDAVID GOODGER (GOODGER@PYTHON.ORG)
Somebody fetched a gourd of water from the public well and sluiced it over his head and face.
BACK HOMEIRVIN S. COBB
His car of hopes so laboriously warped to the top summit of success had been sluiced to the bottom.
THE SKIPPER AND THE SKIPPEDHOLMAN DAY
He sluiced his face with cold water at the sink, and slush-slushed his head in a roller-towel, talking the while.
JUST AROUND THE CORNERFANNIE HURST
The ship is to be cleaned down and the gurry-pen and dory are to be sluiced out in readiness for the morrow.
PIKE & CUTLASSGEORGE GIBBS
Then the lank New Englander went below to get a meal, while Jeremy sluiced the gun decks with sea water.
THE BLACK BUCCANEERSTEPHEN W. MEADER
After a while he went into his bedroom, and sluiced his face and hands in ice-cold water, and rang the bell for breakfast.
THE GREY WIG: STORIES AND NOVELETTESISRAEL ZANGWILL
The other rail was apparently level with the sea, and the brine that sluiced down the incline washed knee-deep inside it.
THE DUST OF CONFLICTDAVID GOODGER (GOODGER@PYTHON.ORG)
Water sluiced our bare backs and ran in streams down the brawny arms bending to the oars.
WHITE SHADOWS IN THE SOUTH SEASFREDERICK O'BRIEN
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