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noun as in fleet

noun as in flotilla

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Still, the security on the vessels—big or small—is nonexistent.

One hundred thirty-eight major warships with 221 smaller combat vessels would support them in the assault.

It has a third of the budget and a fraction of the maritime vessels.

During the time of the pharaohs, such funerary vessels were used to store the organs of the deceased.

Frontex Plus has no actual vessels, and virtually no budget.

They did not arrive in time, so that some of the vessels had sailed, three of which were captured by the enemy.

The vessel escaped miraculously, with sails torn by shots from three Dutch vessels, which they took for one of their own.

Gourges fitted out three vessels and 150 soldiers at his own expense to revenge their death, and repair the honor of his nation.

The treasure taken on board these vessels was afterwards conveyed to the bank of England in 20 wagons.

Normally, coagulation takes place in two to eight minutes after the blood leaves the vessels.


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On this page you'll find 30 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to vessels, such as: armada, flotilla, navy, squadron, argosy, and formation.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.