flotsam in a sentence

Example sentences for flotsam

The world's oceans are filling with bottles, wrappers and other flotsam.
Those are always more common than violent crimes, and therefore more likely to enter the flotsam of daily conversation.
The flotsam and jetsam would go to the highest bidder.
The motions of this visible material reveal that it is mere flotsam on an unseen sea of unknown material.
Search pilots could see beer coolers and other flotsam bobbing in the water below.
Now they have to compete with urban gulls used to feeding off the flotsam and jetsam of city life.
The tsunami's flotsam tore through it, and then got sucked back down again.
Use a strainer on the drippings to get all the flotsam out of that.
Until recently, sprinklers were strictly flea-market flotsam.
They were good enough to be ranked in preseason polls, but not any higher than the flotsam and jetsam of post-season candidates.
But by then my family will have become flotsam caught in the heave and thrust of its tide.
It is a tendency of those who collect the flotsam of the past to lament change.
Yes, there were the records, priceless flotsam they seemed to us then.
Then it adds a roof, inlaid with feathers, quills and other pieces of decorative flotsam and jetsam.
The counting is a kind of meditation, an aquatic metronome that drives out all the internal flotsam.
Flotsam observed upstream in the current will later appear at the river mouth.
Jellyfish and other flotsam litter the beach below the dunes.
Seeds are washed up on the berm with other flotsam and soon buried.
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