wild water

    • turbulent water in a river, esp as an area for navigating in a canoe as a sport

    • (as modifier): wild-water racing

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How to use wild water in a sentence

  • Presently the green outline of an island appeared out of the wild water on our right.

  • The soft summer wind stirs the redwoods, and Wild-Water ripples sweet cadences over its mossy stones.

    The Iron Heel | Jack London
  • Every stream would be "wild water" leaping down waterfalls and cutting out irregular, little woody ravines.

    The Romance of Plant Life | G. F. Scott Elliot
  • Now and then some wild water fowl would dart across the bows of the boat, uttering its harsh cries.

  • There are perhaps few more terrifying spectacles of wild water, even including the Whirlpool Rapids at Niagara.