Examples of expedition in a Sentence
a scientific expedition to Antarctica
an avid mountain climber, always on an expedition to some far-off corner of the world
Recent Examples of expedition from the Web
Whitson, a biochemist, set a breakneck pace on all three of her space station expeditions, continually asking for more — and still more — scientific research to do.
Meyerrenke, who has wildlife handling experience, headed up the expedition.
Leakey, who was not part of her expedition on the ground, had hired her despite – or more likely, because of – her lack of academic credentials.
One wonders what stories of America their expeditions might reveal.
Carsten Braun, a glaciologist at Westfield State University in Massachusetts, thinks his most recent visit in 2015 was the last by any scientific expedition.
This American expedition into Italian culture creates a sense of urgency that makes up for Gianfranco Rosi’s tendentious immigration documentary Fire at Sea.
Psychic and ghost-hunting expert Laurie Hull-McCabe leads groups on a spiritual searching expedition through Old City.
Things get off to a rocky start when Daisy’s son Boolie (David Fritts) declares his aging mama unfit behind the wheel and hires Holk to ferry her on expeditions to the Piggly Wiggly.
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First Known Use of expedition
Synonymsjourney, passage, peregrination, travel (s), trek, trip
Related Wordscommutation, commute, errand, excursion, flight, hop, jaunt, junket, outing, sally, sortie, tour; cruise, sail, voyage; drive, ride, spin; grand tour, odyssey, pilgrimage, progress, quest, safari; hike, slog, tramp, walk, walkabout
Synonym Discussion of expedition
- marry in haste
- in the hurry of departure she forgot her toothbrush
- exercises to increase your reading speed
- the case came to trial with expedition
- paid bills with dispatch
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