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shorewards (not comparable)
- towards the shore
- 1898, J. Meade Falkner, Moonfleet:
- Then it all came back, and I was a boy again on the trawler, creeping shorewards in the light breeze of an August night, and watching that friendly twinkle from the Manor woods above the village.
- 1899, Mrs. Cashel Hoey, An Antarctic Mystery:
- The men rowed shorewards, but were stopped by four canoes carrying armed men, "new men" the narrative calls them.