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oaring

verb
present participle of oar

Synonyms of oaring

to move a boat by means of oars
  • since the wind had completely died, they had to oar the sailboat back to shore

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“Oaring.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/oaring. Accessed 17 Jan. 2022.

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