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(of a coast or shore) rocky and inaccessible.
rocky, rough, ragged, rugged, uneven, bumpy, stony, irregular, pitted, broken up, jagged, precipitous, cragged, rock-boundView synonyms
- ‘Each panel expresses the nearing dissolution of life, concluding with the macabre image of a man face down on a rock-bound shore, the sea at his feet.’
- ‘Cliffs within rock-bound estuaries can be local sources of coarse debris, which can form beaches.’
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