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synonyms for swan dive

  • cannonball
  • gainer
  • jackknife
  • plunge
  • swallow dive
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Then came the end: the Titanic, with a low long slanting dive went down and with her Thomas Andrews.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
The universal desire was for mamma to see him, and when the time came, she owned that papa's swan had not turned out a goose.
THE DAISY CHAINCHARLOTTE YONGE
Between the cape and Point Swan, there is a sandy bay, fronted by a bed of rocks.
NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
He'll immediately throw down his bunch of flowers and dive despairingly into the moat.
FIRST PLAYSA. A. MILNE
The Black Swan, is singing to fine fashionable houses, and bids fair to stand unrivalled in the world of Song.
THE CONDITION, ELEVATION, EMIGRATION, AND DESTINY OF THE COLORED PEOPLE OF THE UNITED STATESMARTIN R. DELANY
When the boat's all finished and all sails set, she'll sail away just like a swan; you see if she doesn't.
SEVEN O'CLOCK STORIESROBERT GORDON ANDERSON
Now, little girl, you stand here and say: 'I christen thee White Swan.'
SEVEN O'CLOCK STORIESROBERT GORDON ANDERSON
He proved that one night when we picked up a quartet of drunks at a dive on the south end of our district.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
I shoved through the door of the dive, Burke following close behind.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
Despite the speed of his dive, they were gaining on him, coming up fast; one snout that ended in a cupped depression was plain.
ASTOUNDING STORIES, MAY, 1931VARIOUS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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