V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary



Definition: 1. a raised area of land in a body of water; 2. a large school of fish

Synonyms: shallow, land, shelf, sandbar, swarm, school

Antonyms: depth

Tips: Think of the words shallow and school. A shoal is a place of shallow water or a school of fish.

Usage Examples:

In the painting, there is a lighthouse sitting on a rocky shoal. (shelf, shallow)

When maneuvering your boat around the harbor, be sure to watch out for the many sandy shoals there. (sandbars, lands)

We saw a shoal of flying fish on our sailing trip. (school)

During low tide, you can walk for about a mile out on the shoal. (sand bar)

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