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being at or rising to the level of the waist.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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in muddy water, they chew coca leaves to stave off exhaustion and hunger.
She remembers thinking she was going to die as the flood in her living room became
within a matter of minutes.
in the calm reef waters, one hand steadying the stern.
water where they can hug, kiss and play with the dolphins.
in the icy water or drill holes through the ice if the lake is frozen to scoop up the small fish.
These homes were not in the flood zone, but still collected
Higher flows mean higher water, a stronger current, and may include wading in
They were about a mile out and tried to get to the beach in
ditch the columns swept, and in moments the bluecoats clambered up the outer embankment.
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