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synonyms for wade

  • bathe
  • paddle
  • splash
  • stumble
  • trek
  • attack
  • attempt
  • drudge
  • ford
  • initiate
  • labor
  • launch
  • start
  • tackle
  • toil
  • walk
  • fall to
  • get feet wet
  • get stuck in
  • go for
  • jump in
  • light into
  • pitch in
  • set about
  • set to
  • tear into
  • work through
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antonyms for wade

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  • avoid
  • be lazy
  • conclude
  • dodge
  • end
  • finish
  • idle
  • ignore
  • laze
  • neglect
  • stop
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How to use wade in a sentence

We had now at one moment to wade through plains of sand, and the next to clamber over the rocks by wretched paths.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
"And my geldin' kin travel that same road spryer 'n Green's hoss—for a hunderd dollars," said Wade, eagerly.
SCATTERGOOD BAINESCLARENCE BUDINGTON KELLAND
Streams which a boy could wade last March would now give an elephant a tussle.
GOLD-SEEKING ON THE DALTON TRAILARTHUR R. THOMPSON
She was obliged to wade through, but escaped a serious wetting by walking on her heels.
GOLD-SEEKING ON THE DALTON TRAILARTHUR R. THOMPSON
They were able to wade out unto the islet & thereon hid they themselves among the reeds.
THE SAGAS OF OLAF TRYGGVASON AND OF HARALD THE TYRANT (HARALD HAARDRAADE)SNORRI STURLUSON
To-day I am off for a wade with my officers to show them what they must learn about my new lines.
LETTERS OF LT.-COL. GEORGE BRENTON LAURIEGEORGE BRENTON LAURIE
Not even surprise, not even curiosity, tempted Stanton to wade twice through the fashionable, angular handwriting.
MOLLY MAKE-BELIEVEELEANOR HALLOWELL ABBOTT
We were compelled to jump from the canoes into the water and wade to the shore.
A NARRATIVE OF THE SHIPWRECK, CAPTIVITY AND SUFFERINGS OF HORACE HOLDEN AND BENJ. H. NUTEHORACE HOLDEN
Tall as you air, you could wade the whole Missouri without your hair gettin' wet.
THE WAY OF A MANEMERSON HOUGH
The men had been compelled to wade a great part of the way, and drag the canoe over the sand.
EARLY WESTERN TRAVELS 1748-1846, VOLUME XVIVARIOUS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO WADE

  • boat
  • cruise
  • cut water
  • drift
  • drive
  • navigate
  • oar
  • pull
  • row
  • run rapids
  • scull
  • sky an oar
  • slop
  • splash
  • stir
  • sweep
  • thrash
  • wade
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