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un·der·tow

undertow

 
 
pronunciation:
uhn dr to
features:
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part of speech: noun
definition: a strong current of ocean water moving in the opposite direction from the waves moving toward shore.
The swimmer was lucky to escape the pull of the undertow.
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  ocean