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Awash

(ä`wäsh), river, E Ethiopia, rising near Addis Ababa and flowing c.500 mi (800 km) to a swampy lake near the Djibouti border. The Awash Valley is important agriculturally and has hydroelectric plants. A game reserve and national park lie along the river. The name is also spelled Hawash.

awash

Nautical
1. at a level even with the surface of the sea
2. washed over by the waves
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Perhaps, in Jerry's brain, the rising into the foreground of consciousness of an image of a log awash connoted more intimate and fuller comprehension of the thing being thought about, than did the word "crocodile," and its accompanying image, in the foreground of a human's consciousness.
"The Shivering Sand would have been just awash, and no more."
The top of the conning-tower was now awash. I clung to the wireless mast, while the great waves surged sometimes completely over me.
The instant the deck was awash, I opened the conning-tower hatch and stepped out.
For the scene before him was but the background in his brain for the vision of peace that was his--a vision that was his often during long nights on the bridge when the old Tryapsic wallowed on the vexed ocean floor, her decks awash, her rigging thrumming in the gale gusts or snow squalls or driving tropic rain.
They say that for over ten minutes hardly anything was to be seen of the ship--just the three masts and a bit of the forecastle head and of the poop all awash driving along in a smother of foam.
Once, in a gust, the rail dipped under the sea, and the decks on that side were for the moment awash with water that made a couple of the hunters hastily lift their feet.
I do not speak without knowledge who have seen the land from Delhi south awash with blood.'
The schooner'll sink no faster when she's awash than she's sinkin' now."
They were discolored, just awash, and the whole lot was seen just under the water, exactly as a man's backbone is seen running down the middle of his back under the skin.
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Summary: New Delhi [India], Jan 4 (ANI): Days after triggering a controversy by speaking about his concerns over his children's safety in India, veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah has now alleged that "the country is awash with horrific hatred and cruelty."