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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Shallow place in a body of water

Usage examples (39)
  • Fishes go in shoals, bees in swarms, cattle in herds, and the normal man is gregarious.
  • Throughout the following century, revolutionaries of all stripes would be buffeted against the twin shoals of optimism and disillusionment.
  • But the east winds blow; and the shoals are a yeasty mass of tumbling breakers.
  • A shrimp-shaped collection of reefs, the shoals were a notoriously tricky spot. for more
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