Nouns, Verbs &
Adjectives

River Nouns

mouth
eddy
rill
brook
flood
torrent
deluge
cascade
tributary
watershed
rivulet
stream

creek
watercourse
inlet
bourn
waterfall
oxbow
bend
bank
headwaters
channel
floodplain
delta

wetland
flow
habitat
wildlife
vegetation
plants
basin
whirlpool
rapid
riffle
whitewater

River Verbs

attack
bash
dash
blast
charge
chase
coax
collide
conceal
construct
erase
ease
demolish
devour
disappear
engulf
cascade
flip
flutter
gallop
gobble

frolic
groan
growl
gulp
haul
howl
irritate
jab
lash
leap
melt
mutter
shudder
ooze
nuzzle
pelt
pluck
rage
reveal
rush
sabotage

scatter
scrape
shiver
shove
shudder
skip
slither
spray
squeeze
swirl
pour
stagger
stumble
tease
trip
trickel
tropt
twist
vanish
wander
wonder
whistle

River Adjectives

wet
cool
quick
clear
murky
slow
pure
soft
sweet
melodious
fresh
sparkling
polluted
noble

wild
untamed
calm
turbulent
tangled
twisted
riotous
tumultuous
briny
high
low
shallow
deep
still

navigable
swollen
winding
choppy
sunlit
dark
vast
long
short
dangerous
serene
muddy