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  1. shoalnoun

    a sandbank in a stretch of water that is visible at low tide

    school, shallow

  2. shoal, shallownoun

    a stretch of shallow water

    school, shallow

  3. school, shoalverb

    a large group of fish

    "a school of small glittering fish swam by"

    schooling, schoolhouse, shallow, school day, school, schooltime

  4. shallow, shoalverb

    make shallow

    "The silt shallowed the canal"


  5. shallow, shoalverb

    become shallow

    "the lake shallowed over time"


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  1. shoalnoun

    crowd, throng, multitude, swarm, horde, gang

  2. shoalnoun

    shallow, sand-bank

  3. shoalverb

    grow shallow

  4. shoaladjective


Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. shoaladjective


  2. shoalnoun

    shallow, sandbank, bar

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  1. The State Department official:

    Ultimately no matter how much sand China piles on top of a submerged reef or shoal ... it is not enhancing its territorial claim. You can't build sovereignty, he (Kerry) will leave his Chinese interlocutors in absolutely no doubt that the United States remains committed to maintaining freedom of navigation and to exercise our legitimate rights as pertaining to over flight and movement on the high seas.

  2. Luis Madarang:

    Win or lose, we will help our fishermen, it's very unfair for China to stay there or even share the resources in Scarborough Shoal because the Philippines owns that 100 percent.

  3. Patrick Cronin:

    New Korean-built light fighter aircraft could reach Scarborough Shoal in just minutes, and maritime patrol aircraft or drones could eventually provide persistent coverage of Chinese movements in the area, a return to Subic Bay, this time led by the Philippine air force, would seem to be a prudent defensive response.

  4. Rubenado Querubin:

    We are playing a cat-and-mouse game with the Chinese, they're preventing us from getting near the shoal and they have armed soldiers in rubber boats chasing us.

  5. Luis Madarang:

    China is ignoring it so we will wait for our government to take action, the shoal is 100 percent ours and we cannot share it with China.

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