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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A strong surface current flowing outwards from a shore; A stretch of turbulent water in a river or the sea caused by one current flowing into or across another current.

Usage examples (33)
  • Tallahassee man recalls riptide experience from Memorial Day 2008
  • Soon after the trial she drowned in a freak riptide.
  • This is an economic riptide that will drag America down.
  • One dancer glides backward as if she's caught in a riptide. for more
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