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synonyms for unmoored

  • afloat
  • drifting
  • loose
  • unanchored

antonyms for unmoored

MOST RELEVANT
  • anchored
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How to use unmoored in a sentence

The flag-ship being now daily expected, we unmoored, and came down to Macào, awaiting her arrival in the outer Roads.
KATHAY: A CRUISE IN THE CHINA SEASW. HASTINGS MACAULAY
At last the welcome boat was seen coming from the shore; we unmoored, and went ahead for about an hour.
A VOYAGE IN THE 'SUNBEAM'ANNIE ALLNUT BRASSEY
They went on board at once; and having unmoored, they sailed to the southeast after the falcon.
LIBRARY OF THE WORLD'S BEST LITERATURE, ANCIENT AND MODERN, VOL. VIIIVARIOUS
He presently reached the river, unmoored his boat, and with the aid of a strong current soon reached his home.
MEMOIRS OF ORANGE JACOBSORANGE JACOBS
Perhaps, on the other hand, these wardens did not care to shout a final notice that the boat was now unmoored.
AN AMBITIOUS WOMANEDGAR FAWCETT
The people, aroused at last to their danger, rushed terrified to the river, unmoored their boats and fled across.
ADLE DUBOISMRS. WILLIAM T. SAVAGE
Next morning at daybreak we unmoored, and proceeded down the muddy river, without hitch of any kind.
THE LOG OF A SEA-WAIFFRANK T. BULLEN
With the knowledge her mind seemed unmoored at last; it wavered and swung in a nightmare blackness deeper than any she had known.
AMABEL CHANNICEANNE DOUGLAS SEDGWICK
We declined his proposal, and the wind having moderated, we unmoored the boats, and rowed along the coast.
NARRATIVE OF A SECOND EXPEDITION TO THE SHORES OF THE POLAR SEAJOHN FRANKLIN
This event troubled Malaeska, and gathering up her little property, she unmoored the boat, and made progress up the river.
MALAESKAANN S. STEPHENS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO UNMOORED

  • afloat
  • drifting
  • loose
  • unanchored
  • unmoored
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