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Sentence count:59+1 Only show simple sentencesPosted:2017-03-11Updated:2020-07-24
Similar words: waterby waterwaterwayquarterbackhold waterseawaterhot waterwaterfallMeaning: n. 1. a body of water that was created by a flood or tide or by being held or forced back by a dam 2. any backward region that is isolated from the world and resists progress. 
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1, We tied the boat up in a quiet backwater overnight.
2, I find this town too much of a backwater.
3, He grew up in a rural backwater.
4, Britain could become a political backwater with no serious influence in the world.
5, It thus makes Britain a technological backwater.
6, It has been a forgotten backwater.
7, Surely this was nothing but a backwater to civilization?
8, Once an obscure backwater of the publishing business, computer books have gone mainstream.
9, But having driven through this sleepy Cambridgeshire backwater this week, I sincerely hope they were ousted from office and then shot.
10, A miracle arrived in this muddy Balkan backwater a few months ago.
11, Overnight the bond market was transformed from a backwater into a casino.
12, It seems the Yellow Sword prefers the quiet backwater streams to the large deep rivers.
13, It is entirely possible that our backwater of a planet is literally the only one that has ever borne life.
14, Instead of being a backwater,[] they may in fact be an avant-garde.
15, If the fear of front and rocks, life can only ever be a backwater.
16, The region became more and more of an economic backwater.
17, It is a commonplace to say that Northern Ireland is a backwater in the modern Europe.
18, It presents a scene of rural contentment, a delectable backwater remote and undisturbed by pressures of the world outside.
19, A stable and balanced agrarian economy had degenerated into precarious monocultures and backwater towns.
20, History records that neither Cold War superpower was much interested in invading this Balkan backwater, which is slightly larger than Maryland.
21, He moved the capital from its splendid Ottoman headquarters in Istanbul to the relative backwater of Ankara.
22, Hotel Trevi was some five minutes' walk away in a quiet backwater.
23, All politics is venal, and the more so in a poor backwater state like Arkansas.
24, You know more than we who live in this backwater on the Marches.
25, The Macanese, who had seen five hundred years of modernization projects founder in their little backwater, were dubious.
26, Since the fur trade was also well past its zenith, the town snoozed in a rural backwater.
27, The offices around were empty and dead, street lights in the backwater thought unnecessary in the emergency.
28, It is as if the war, crisis, living hell or chaotic backwater can never be known and will never end.
29, He wandered towards the old harbour, now little more than a quiet backwater.
30, I couldn't permit some one of your abilities to moulder away in a backwater.
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