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Synonyms for drowning

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Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. drowning(n)

    Synonyms:
    demersion, submersion, inundation, noyade

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  1. List of paraphrases for "drowning":

    drownings, drowned, drown, sinking, sinks

How to pronounce drowning?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say drowning in sign language?

  1. drowning

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How to use drowning in a sentence?

  1. Selahattin Demirtas:

    Nation states are not a solution for democratic governance. This is same for Kurdish people. To see it as a solution is same as trying to drink water while drowning. The real necessity is oxygen not water. The solution is to get out of water and take a deep breath, decrease nation state and increase social democracy. Therefore our requests of a state are no further than a social and deeply rooted democracy.

  2. Michelle Obama:

    Going high is the only thing that works, because when we go low, when we use those same tactics of degrading and dehumanizing others, we just become part of the ugly noise that's drowning out everything else.

  3. Robert Collier:

    Very few persons, comparatively, know how to Desire with sufficient intensity. They do not know what it is to feel and manifest that intense, eager, longing, craving, insistent, demanding, ravenous Desire which is akin to the persistent, insistent, ardent, overwhelming desire of the drowning man for a breath of air; of the shipwrecked or desert-lost man for a drink of water; of the famished man for bread and meat

  4. Ambassador Blankhart:

    Through the challenge I discovered a whole world I didn't know about, i came into contact with the Nile Swimmers and the whole issue of drowning in Sudan.

  5. Perry Brass:

    Falling in love with another man is like falling into a vast vat of yourself. For some men this is ultimately nourishing, for others . . . it is drowning.


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