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aground




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aground
     1. adj. (nautical, of a normally floating craft) Resting on the bottom.
     2. adj. (by extension) at a loss, ruined, with no way out
     3. adv. (nautical, of a normally floating craft) Resting on the bottom.

Example Sentences

I heard you ran the old ship aground, but this far out of salt water is extraordinary. 
He climbed up a dead maple tree and sat perched as a hairy owl, sniffing the air, glancing about at all save at me when suddenly, he dropped aground and scurried off into the thicket as a muskrat. 


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