Antonyms for stranding

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On that occasion the bitter taste of a stranding was not for my mouth.

It upset all their little notions of what a stranding means, hereabouts.

This accident of stranding upon a deserted coast was annoying as a loss of time.

You stranding just on that spot of the whole coast was my bad luck.

They then fired at them with their muskets, in hopes of stranding the rope, but they failed in that also.

It yet remains to determine with more exactness the place of stranding.

One anchor was to be cast to prevent the ship from stranding at low water.

There was no danger of drifting, or of stranding at low tide.

There we remained, and I saw the stranding of a vessel: I shall never forget it!

The stranding of the Isobel on this island in safety had been a miracle indeed.