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Awash appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

  • Now still awash Tia felt, ’til foe you be, zebu… O ye of little faith saw all it’s won.
  • Wash to be wet?… is a rapid awash ’til ore animals slam in aeroliths a wadi parasite we both saw?
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Definition of the adjective awash

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adjective - degrees: more awash / most awash

  1. covered with water
    • examples: the main deck was afloat (or awash) | the monsoon left the whole place awash
    • adjective position: predicative adjective (it occurs after a verb that follows the noun)
    • synonyms of awash: afloat / flooded / inundated / overflowing
    • similar: full

Alternative definition of the adjective awash


  1. Washed by the waves or tide; said of a rock or strip of shore, or of an anchor, etc., when flush with the surface of the water, so that the waves break over it.
  2. [context: by extension] Covered, overspread.

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Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Ethiopia (2013)

by David H. Shinn, Thomas P. Ofcansky

AWASH RIVER. (434 miles; 695 kilometers long.) The Awash River, which is ...

Google previewWiley-Blackwell Student Dictionary of Human Evolution (2015)

by Bernard Wood

The Middle Awash region is one of the three informal divisions of the part of the Awash River valley that runs through the Afar Triangle. It extends from Lake Yardi in the south towards the Hadar study area in the north. Major fossiliferous ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of African History (2005)

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Awash. Valley. : Shoa, Ifat, Fatagar, Hadya, Dawaro, Adal, Ninth to Sixteenth Centuries The spread of Islam in the southern and eastern parts of the Ethiopian region was closely associated with trade. Initially, Muslim merchants established ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Quaternary Science (2013)

by Scott Elias, Cary Mock

The earliest sites are foundinthe lower Awash River Valley ofEthiopia at threemajor Oldowan research areas. The oldest of these three localities are found intheGona regionin drainages feeding intothemodern Awash River(Semaw et al., 1997) ...

Google previewOld Geezer's Dictionary of Irritants

by Richard Guise

Awash. With. Irritants. Many of us are fortunate to be easily irritated. Yes, fortunate , for it confirms we are sensitive creatures whose very souls are pierced by the tinny racket from an iPod and whose grammatical calm is disturbed by that ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of African History 3-Volume Set (2013)

by Kevin Shillington

Muslim traders were then able to move further inland, following the course of the Awash River, into Shoa and the kingdoms of the Sidama people in the west. It is unclear exactly when Islam reached these re- gions but according to tradition a ...

Google previewThe Pirate Dictionary

by Breverton, Terry

AWASH The term when a ship ...

Google previewCambridge Learner's Dictionary with CD-ROM (2007)

by Cambridge University Press

awash /3'wdJ7 adjective be ...

Google previewWorld Encyclopedia of Contemporary Theatre (2014)

Volume 1: Europe by Peter Nagy, Philippe Rouyer

awash«. has continued intothe1990s. Dramaturgy. Naturalism dominated Danish playwriting in the immediate post-war period and the stylewas givennew lifeby theinfluence of British kitchensink naturalism in the late 1950s. In general, Danish ...

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Any important disease whose causality is murky, and for which treatment is ineffectual, tends to be awash in significance. (Susan Sontag)
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Scrabble value of A1W4A1S1H4

The value of this 5-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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