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synonyms for wading

  • 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

antonyms for wading

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

He looked at Edna's book, which he had read; and he told her the end, to save her the trouble of wading through it, he said.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
As you are aware, I have been wading deep waters and contending with the great ones of the earth, not wholly without success.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON - SWANSTON EDITION VOL. 25 (OF 25)ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
Consequently, instead of mounting one of the already overburdened beasts, I crossed the two fords of the Salmon River by wading.
GOLD-SEEKING ON THE DALTON TRAILARTHUR R. THOMPSON
Sometimes he goes to the brook and sits on a stone by a pool there, while I go wading and get my stummick wet and drippy and cool.
THE IDYL OF TWIN FIRESWALTER PRICHARD EATON
On he went, hour by hour, forcing his way through the thick bushes and wading in the deep mud.
STORIES OF OUR NAVAL HEROESVARIOUS
If you purpose wading, be careful not to over-heat yourself during your walk to the water side.
THE TEESDALE ANGLERR LAKELAND
The darkness was such, that he often found himself out of his road, sometimes miring in mud, and sometimes wading in rivers.
FOX'S BOOK OF MARTYRSJOHN FOXE
But I was in error; already the leading mule was wading out into the water, and the others, one by one, followed.
IN SEARCH OF THE UNKNOWNROBERT W. CHAMBERS
Then, after more hundreds of yards of walking and wading, they gained firm earth again.
MUSHROOM TOWNOLIVER ONIONS
I was wading slowly along the beach in rather deep water, when I suddenly felt a most excruciating pain in my left ankle.
THE ADVENTURES OF LOUIS DE ROUGEMONTLOUIS DE ROUGEMONT
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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