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undertoe

(ŭn′dĕr-tō) [″ + ta, toe]
The displacement of the great toe underneath the others.
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He said: "Many young swimmers want to show-off about their swimming skills on the beaches, without knowing the tide timings or understanding undertow.
As the eight- to 10-foot waves battered 16-year-old Esther and 20-year-old Josephine, they were rendered helpless by the undertow pulling them beneath the surface.
undertow, base from which one may rise but briefly, like the failing
Our country cannot achieve prosperity without addressing the powerful undertow created by flat wages and tenuous financial security for so many millions of Americans."
the muddled undertow of how his wife misunderstands him
Defying the undertow of a slow economic recovery and high unemployment, Obama created history again by defeating his Republican foe Mitt Romney.
WASHINGTON (CyHAN)- Creating history again by defying the undertow of high unemployment and a slow economic recovery, United States President Barack Obama swept re-elections on Wednesday.
One particular beach had a nasty undertow and, along certain stretches, rip currents that would pull you seawards.
At last the ideological undertow of Christian evangelism is seen for all its shoddy ethics in view of equality and inclusivity.
Her singular vocals are at the centre of an expansive but intimate sound on the album, as in the sea-bound Undertow.
Volume 3 consists of what she calls her 'mental health' set, taking in fan favourites such as Undertow, Solitude Standing and Cracking, all of which reflect a state of mind.