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synonyms for wintered

  • hole up
  • hide
  • immure
  • sleep
  • vegetate
  • winter
  • lie torpid
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How to use wintered in a sentence

The edge of the lowland forest where the bison wintered could be seen far away.
THE LATER CAVE-MENKATHARINE ELIZABETH DOPP
He reached the little haven of Saincte Croix (where he wintered in the former voyage), on the 23d of August.
THE INDIAN IN HIS WIGWAMHENRY R. SCHOOLCRAFT
We had broken through the pack less than twenty-five miles north of where the 'Gauss' (German Expedition, 1902) had wintered.
THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARDDOUGLAS MAWSON
Perhaps he would have wintered in Moscow, but the Russians smoked him out; they set fire to and burnt most of the city.
THE OUTLINE OF HISTORY: BEING A PLAIN HISTORY OF LIFE AND MANKINDHERBERT GEORGE WELLS
Don Christopher wintered in the city of Ofar, waiting the arrival of the Abyssinian emperor.
A GENERAL HISTORY AND COLLECTION OF VOYAGES AND TRAVELS, VOLUME VIROBERT KERR
In winter on the rim the snow sometimes fell fifteen feet deep, so that the game wintered underneath.
TALES OF LONELY TRAILSZANE GREY
If there is not sufficient room for all, the oldest or mis-shapen plants may be rejected, or wintered in a pit or vinery.
IN-DOOR GARDENING FOR EVERY WEEK IN THE YEARWILLIAM KEANE
Never had any explorers wintered in such high latitudes before, excepting perhaps in Spitzbergen.
NOTABLE VOYAGERSW.H.G. KINGSTON AND HENRY FRITH
We cannot picture to ourselves the intense Egyptian darkness which prevails in such places as Kane and his companions wintered.
NOTABLE VOYAGERSW.H.G. KINGSTON AND HENRY FRITH
Here they wintered and spent the time in instructing the people.
CATHOLIC WORLD, VOL. XIII, APRIL TO SEPTEMBER, 1871VARIOUS
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