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See definition of swale on Dictionary.com
  • as inmarshland
  • as inmuskeg
  • as inquag
  • as inslough
  • as inswamp
  • as inswampland
  • as invalley

synonyms for swale

  • bog
  • glade
  • bottoms
  • fen
  • marsh
  • mire
  • moor
  • morass
  • mud
  • polder
  • quag
  • quagmire
  • slough
  • swampland
  • wetland
  • everglade
  • holm
  • muskeg
  • peat bog
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How to use swale in a sentence

The murmur of the nearby Swale and the notes of the English thrushes filled the air with soft melody.
BRITISH HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS FROM A MOTOR CARTHOMAS D. MURPHY
As a trailer McFann had few equals, and he knew every swale in the prairie and every nook in the mountains on the reservation.
MYSTERY RANCHARTHUR CHAPMAN
A turn with the steering-wheel headed the Flier for the opening, and she glided in between the sloping walls of the narrow swale.
MOTOR MATT'S MYSTERYSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
By and by we stopped at a place where a feller called Spangler got out and lost himself in a swale.
MOTOR MATT'S MYSTERYSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
The lilt of a lark hanging above the swale beside them was not sweeter than the sweetness of his voice.
FRECKLESGENE STRATTON-PORTER
They crossed the swale, running low, with not even one backward glance, and entered the woods beyond the corduroy.
FRECKLESGENE STRATTON-PORTER
He sent a big piece of bark flying into the swale, and then stopped short and stared at the trail.
FRECKLESGENE STRATTON-PORTER
The swale bent flat before heavy gusts of wind, and the big black chicken swept lower and lower above the swamp.
FRECKLESGENE STRATTON-PORTER
You see, on the swale side of the line, right against me trail, there's one of these scrub wild crabtrees.
FRECKLESGENE STRATTON-PORTER
Stretching into the swale, it came creeping between an impenetrable wall of magnificent wild flowers, vines, and ferns.
FRECKLESGENE STRATTON-PORTER
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SWALE

  • bog
  • bottoms
  • everglade
  • fen
  • glade
  • holm
  • marsh
  • mire
  • moor
  • morass
  • mud
  • muskeg
  • peat bog
  • polder
  • quag
  • quagmire
  • slough
  • swale
  • swampland
  • wetland
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.