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synonyms for wintering

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

Wild, Harrison and Hoadley went to examine the shelf-ice with a view to its suitability for a wintering station.
THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARDDOUGLAS MAWSON
We were soon at the Hut where I found that full preparations had been made for wintering a second year.
THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARDDOUGLAS MAWSON
Shortly the tribe moved away to its wintering-grounds, the young couple following after.
THE WAY OF AN INDIANFREDERIC REMINGTON
This winter, High Head, with his little band of eleven men, was wintering at the old place.
RED HUNTERS AND THE ANIMAL PEOPLECHARLES A. EASTMAN
This was once a great wintering place for deer and elk, and, higher up, for bighorn.
BLACKFEET TALES OF GLACIER NATIONAL PARKJAMES WILLARD SCHULTZ
At the foot of the rapids we met several families of emigrants, who had been wintering at the Dalles.
EARLY WESTERN TRAVELS 1748-1846, VOLUME XXXJOEL PALMER
Prospect of wintering between the Luschnitz and the Sazawa there is now little; unless they will fight us, and be beaten.
HISTORY OF FRIEDRICH II. OF PRUSSIA, VOL. XV. (OF XXI.)THOMAS CARLYLE
The use of wire screens is also advisable in the case of wintering pup or larv out of doors.
DIRECTIONS FOR COLLECTING AND PRESERVING INSECTSC. V. RILEY
Calving and probably breeding occur on the wintering grounds.
HUMPBACK WHALES IN GLACIER BAY NATIONAL MONUMENT, ALASKAUNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE, MARINE MAMMAL COMMISSION
Only a few humpbacks have been sighted on the western North Pacific wintering grounds in recent years.
HUMPBACK WHALES IN GLACIER BAY NATIONAL MONUMENT, ALASKAUNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE, MARINE MAMMAL COMMISSION
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