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Synonyms of sluice in English:


  • 1 crews sluiced down the decks of their ship
    wash, wash down, rinse, swill down, clean, cleanse, flush
  • 2 the water sluiced out through the open door
    pour, flow, run, gush, cascade, stream, course, spout, jet, spurt, flood, surge, spill, rush, well, spew, discharge
    British informalsloosh
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