other words for stern
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EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
As the stern old elder rode up, the throng of onlookers meekly gave way for him.
With intense relief we saw Jack hauled on board over the stern; but papa was still in the water.
For example: side or stern ports there were none, deck ventilators being considered sufficient.
Nothing but the stern necessity of returning to work could have kept me from seeing the vintage out.
It went, of course, from stem to stern, and the thickly tarred folds nailed over the bows served somewhat to strengthen them.
There the courier whirled the stern of the canoe into his grasp, and, unhurt, Dunvegan raised himself over it.
A ray of light came over Mr. Cane's stern visage as he asked, "You weren't playing garbage-man, were you?"
We could see her decks were in an awful mess and her stern was in flames.
What skill did she not practise, what devices of taste not display, to cover over the hard features of their stern poverty!
He glanced back over his shoulder to see the beacon of Scarthey straight over the stern.
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WORDS RELATED TO STERN
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