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To float, or to make something float - synonyms or related words

float

verb

to rest or move slowly on the surface of a liquid and not sink

ride

verb

to float, or to appear to float, on water or in the air

float

verb

to place something or make it move on the surface of a liquid

be suspended in something

to float without moving in a liquid or gas

buoy

verb

to keep something floating on water

rat tail

a type of hairstyle which has a long, thin strip of hair growing down the back of the neck

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speak human

(of a politician) to be able to communicate and connect with ordinary people

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