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 for run aground
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  run aground
      v 1: bring to the ground; "the storm grounded the ship" [syn:
           ground, strand, run aground]
      2: hit or reach the ground [syn: ground, run aground]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  19 Moby Thesaurus words for "run aground":
     be clobbered, be felled, be poleaxed, be staggered, be stricken,
     beach, cast away, come to grief, drown, founder, ground,
     have a mishap, pile up, shipwreck, sink, strand,
     suffer a misfortune, take the ground, wreck

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