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 for ashore
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Ashore \A*shore"\, adv. [Pref. a- + shore.]
     On shore or on land; on the land adjacent to water; to the
     shore; to the land; aground (when applied to a ship); --
     sometimes opposed to aboard or afloat.
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           Here shall I die ashore.                 --Shak.
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           I must fetch his necessaries ashore.     --Shak.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  ashore
      adv 1: towards the shore from the water; "we invited them
             ashore"

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