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fathoms

verb
present tense third-person singular of fathom

Synonyms of fathoms

to measure the depth of (as a body of water) typically with a weighted line
  • the pilot had to continually fathom the river, which drought conditions had lowered to unprecedented levels

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“Fathoms.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/fathoms. Accessed 28 Jan. 2022.

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