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float

verb announce, attempt, buoy, buoy up, issue, launch, offer, present, project, promote, propel, sell, set in motion, try
Associated concepts: float a bond, float an idea or concept
See also: finance
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The Nautilus floated in the midst of a phosphorescent bed which, in this obscurity, became quite dazzling.
Then, with a kind farewell, the gentle Fairy floated upward through the sunny air, smiling down upon the child, until she vanished in the soft, white clouds, and little Annie stood alone in her enchanted garden, where all was brightened with the radiant light, and fragrant with the perfume of her fairy flower.
The buffalo made prodigious turmoil in the water, bellowing, and blowing, and floundering; and they all floated down the stream together.
The antiquity of the port appeals to the imagination by the long chain of adventurous enterprises that had their inception in the town and floated out into the world on the waters of the river.
In a little an oar floated my way: I threw my arms across it and gripped it with my chin as I swam.
The top of the buggy caught the air like a parachute or an umbrella filled with wind, and held them back so that they floated downward with a gentle motion that was not so very disagreeable to bear.
As soon as they were all seated upon the logs he let go and away it floated and the adventurers had begun their voyage toward the Winkie Country.