In Latin, ripa is "riverbank" and rivus is "stream or brook." These roots gave us words like...
Like it sounds, a rivulet is a little river, or anything that reminds you of a little river because it seems to flow, trickle, or wind through something.
"For one frantic, exhilarating, exhausting September minute, I impersonated an Oregon winemaker. With a newfound friend's arms bracing me, and my wife and daughter madly clearing stems and gathering fruit below, my stomping feet released a purple rivulet of grape juice."
Explain the meaning of "rivulet" without saying "stream" or "little flow."
Fill in the blanks: "Rivulets of (some small thing) run through (some larger thing)."
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1. A near opposite of RIVULET is
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