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founder
used in The Two Towers

3 uses
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  • They would have foundered in the Dead Marshes but for Gollum.
    4.6 -- Book 4 Chapter 6 -- The Forbidden Pool (40% in)
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  • At last the wizard passed into a song of which the hobbit caught the words: a few lines came clear to his ears through the rushing of the wind: _Tall ships and tall kings Three times three, What brought they from the foundered land Over the flowing sea?
    3.11 -- Book 3 Chapter 11 -- The Palantir (72% in)
  • And yet how could any vessel ride the foam of the great falls and not founder in the boiling pools, though laden with water?
    4.5 -- Book 4 Chapter 5 -- The Window on the West (22% in)

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