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Word: dowse

Definition: use a divining rod to search for underground water or minerals


Sentences Containing 'dowse'

Edward's Plain-Dowse's Corner Historic District
Edward's Plain—Dowse's Corner Historic District is a historic district on North Main Street between Eliot and Everett Streets in Sherborn, Massachusetts.
Every year, the Foundation, TheNewDowse (previously The Dowse Art Museum), and Creative New Zealand offer a Cultural Internship, providing opportunities for artists to nurture curatorial interest and expertise in the areas of decorative arts and design.

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::: enthrall - capture; enslave; captivate; hold the complete attention of (as if magic); hold spellbound
::: natal - connected with birth; CF. prenatal; CF. postnatal
::: exclaim - cry out suddenly; N. exclamation; ADJ. exclamatory
::: naivet - \'e(naivety) quality of being unsophisticated; simplicity; artlessness; gullibility; ADJ. naive(na\"ive): ingenuous; lacking worldliness; simple; credulous
::: reprove - censure; rebuke; N. reproof
::: effluvium - noxious(harmful) smell
::: restraint - moderation or self-control; controlling force; restriction