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becalmed
Definition:
Applied to a vessel that lies still for want of wind.

Synonyms:

adjective
all
becalmed.
motionless
static, stock-still, immobile, standing, motionless, calm, fixed, tranquil, languid, dead, stationary, at a standstill, idle, deadlocked, sleeping, still, stagnant, dormant, at rest, inactive, vegetative, apoplectic, Resting, immotile, inert, quiet, unmoving.
stock-still
stockstill.
noun
becalmed
nonmoving, unmoving.
verb
rested
Waited, Quieted, rested, Subsided, Paused, Stagnated, Stood, Tranquilized, Vegetated, marked time, Slumbered, Calmed, Stilled, settled down, Stayed, Slept, settled.
Examples of usage:
  1. Thank you, Mr McDonald; so set to work as soon as possible, for mind you, we are lying here becalmed off an ugly coast. – Annie o' the Banks o' Dee by Gordon Stables
  2. " I hope you are wrong," returned Charlie; " indeed I feel sure that the weather will clear during the night, and that we shall find both boats becalmed not far off." – Charlie to the Rescue by R.M. Ballantyne
  3. They sat long to hear the droning in the stubble and let their thought drift slowly as the ship becalmed. – Darrel of the Blessed Isles by Irving Bacheller
  4. For most of this time the British were becalmed, but Hood remarks that there had been wind enough to get twenty leagues to the westward; and there more wind probably would have been found. – The Major Operations of the Navies in the War of American Independence by A. T. Mahan
  5. They overlooked the great defensive and offensive powers of the galleon displayed in this story and saw only the fact that she was becalmed and unable to move. – A History of Sea Power by William Oliver Stevens and Allan Westcott

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