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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:

    kiel, marble, kil

How to pronounce keel?

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

How to say keel in sign language?

  1. keel

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How to use keel in a sentence?

  1. David Adger, Core Syntax: A Minimalist Approach:

    Of course we can keep this going, in principle, forever. In practice we will keel over from exhaustion, boredom, or death.

  2. 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.

  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. Colin Robertson:

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

  5. 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.


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