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Synonyms for keel
kil

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. keel(noun)

    a projection or ridge that suggests a keel

  2. keel(noun)

    the median ridge on the breastbone of birds that fly

  3. keel(verb)

    one of the main longitudinal beams (or plates) of the hull of a vessel; can extend vertically into the water to provide lateral stability

  4. stagger, reel, keel, lurch, swag, careen(verb)

    walk as if unable to control one's movements

    "The drunken man staggered into the room"

    Synonyms:
    stagger, pitch, spin around, careen, gyrate, spin, droop, swag, tilt, shift, skunk, wobble, whirl, distribute, lurch, flag, prowl, sag, flounder, reel

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "keel":

    kiel, marble, kil

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How to use keel in a sentence?

  1. Jerry Brown:

    We did have some serious differences, but at the end of the day it's my job to keep this budget on an even keel. At the end of the day I've got to sign or not sign.

  2. Dustin Johnson:

    I try not to get too emotional, whether it's going really well or going really bad, i always try to stay even keel -- which is great for golf, but it isn't always great for life.

  3. Colin Robertson:

    They (the Americans) are desperate to try and get this relationship back on an even keel.

  4. Mitch McConnell:

    Thad’s well-earned reputation as a ‘quiet persuader’ has endeared him to all his colleagues. Whatever the issue at hand, his allies and adversaries have always admired his unfailingly even keel, sober expertise, and respectful demeanor.

  5. Yiddish Proverb:

    If all pulled in one direction, the world would keel over.

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