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coast

coast

 
 
pronunciation:
kost
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the land next to the ocean; seashore.
It's beautiful to drive along the coast at sunset.
 
synonyms:
seacoast, seashore
similar words:
beach, shore
definition 2: the region of a country or continent that lies along an ocean.
California is on America's west coast.The ship sailed from the east coast of China to Hawaii.
synonyms:
seaboard
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: coasted, coasting, coasts
definition 1: to slide down a hill.
The children coasted in the park on their new sleds.
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synonyms:
slide
similar words:
glide, sled
definition 2: to move without effort or energy.
When the car ran out of gas, we coasted to the nearest gas station.
synonyms:
glide, slide
similar words:
drift, ride
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