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Sentence count:119+4 Only show simple sentencesPosted:2017-03-04Updated:2020-07-24
Synonym: bankbarrierbuttressdamfortificationshoreSimilar words: investment bankerbombardmentembodimentabandonmentembezzlementembarkembargoembarrassMeaning: [-mənt]  n. a long artificial mound of stone or earth; built to hold back water or to support a road or as protection. 
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(1) The embankment was washed out by the storm.
(2) The van slipped down the embankment.
(3) The bus plunged down the embankment, somersaulted twice and finally landed on its side.
(4) The waves washed over the sea embankment with a loud crashing noise.
(5) They climbed a steep embankment.
(6) Hawthorn and oak had colonised the same embankment.
(7) He was just sitting there up the embankment among the bushes.
(8) This part of the embankment was the first to be built to the designs of B. Grueber between 1841 and 1845.
(9) Cars streamed along the Embankment(, their headlamps probing the dusk; a barge slapped its way along the shimmering river.
(10) I stop too; climb the natural embankment and look over the homeward stretch down to the pueblo.
(11) His embankment across the Glaslyn estuary was completed in 1811 amidst much rejoicing and ox-roasting, only to collapse the following year.
(12) Playing on the railway embankment was well beyond that tolerance.
(13) The train left the track and plunged down the embankment.
(14) The bus came off the road and plunged down an embankment.
(15) Back at the car, the two tarts still slouched against the wall next to the railway embankment.
(16) Willie fought back the urge to leave, to scramble back up the embankment and join his mates as if nothing had happened.
(17) Nor did I have the urge to linger on the Neva embankment with Charsky.
(18) Then I reached them, seized them, ripped them free of their tethers, and flung them to the embankment.
(19) He could hear her barking and looked down over the steep side of the embankment to the bottom of the trees.
(20) So do I. I slither down the muddy steps leading off the Mudchute embankment.
(21) The roots of tall standing trees can often present problems when the trees are growing on an embankment.
(22) The truck smashed into the barrier, broke through it, lurched down an embankment.
(23) The driver was ejected when the car hit an embankment and rolled over.
(24) He reassured the trapped deputies and climbed up the briar-covered embankment to get help.
(25) To avoid settlement problems at this location a surcharge embankment was constructed and monitored over a period of 8 months.
(26) The creamy yellow flowers grew in profusion on the slopes of an old railway embankment.
(27) Emotions have been running high in the community since James's body was found on a railway embankment.
(28) He brushed dust from his sleeve and headed towards the flight of stone steps that led up to the embankment.
(29) London's venerable red and cream double-deckers rumbled along the Thames embankment for the last time in 1952.
(30) Cheek said one driver had lost control of his car and spun out, rolling down an embankment, but was unhurt.
More similar words: investment bankerbombardmentembodimentabandonmentembezzlementembarkembargoembarrassembarrassedbankbanksbankerbank onbankingbankruptbankruptcygo bankruptcommencementamendmentfirst amendmentcontentmententitlementsentimentalenticementresentmententailmentpresentimententertainmentsentimentdiscontentment
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