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Princeton's WordNet

  1. keelnoun

    a projection or ridge that suggests a keel

  2. keelnoun

    the median ridge on the breastbone of birds that fly

  3. keelverb

    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, careenverb

    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

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  1. List of paraphrases for "keel":

    kiel, marble, kil

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How to use keel in a sentence?

  1. Elizabeth Economy:

    It really speaks to the depth of the Chinese concern in their economies and their desire to get the US-China relationship back on a more even keel, at any other time, if The Chinese were feeling more confident, if they were feeling Elizabeth Economy were more robust, the response would have been to cancel any pledges they made. This company is a national champion, and the daughter of the founder, who is the CFO, it doesn't get any tighter with the leadership of the elite than this.

  2. Colin Robertson:

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

  3. Alex Thomson:

    We suddenly got hit by a rogue wave and then within a flash the boat was upside down, we were upside down for about a minute and a half before the keel turned it back up the right way.

  4. Yiddish Proverb:

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

  5. David Blatt:

    It was kind of disjointed in terms of how well we played at some moments and then how helter-skelter and off-keel we played at other moments, that's not what we should be. We know better than that, let's put it that way.


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