beneath


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Synonyms for beneath

under

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inferior to

Synonyms

  • inferior to
  • below
  • secondary to
  • not good enough for
  • lower in status than
  • not as important as

unworthy of

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  • unworthy of
  • unfitting for
  • unsuitable for
  • inappropriate for
  • unbefitting

underneath

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Synonyms for beneath

in or to a place that is lower

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watching the ghost-wolves leap and leap to drag me down, till the rock grew smooth beneath the wearing of their feet.
As he did so he felt something soft and thick and wet beneath his fingers.
Father," said Mercedes, stopping when she had reached the centre of the table, "sit, I pray you, on my right hand; on my left I will place him who has ever been as a brother to me," pointing with a soft and gentle smile to Fernand; but her words and look seemed to inflict the direst torture on him, for his lips became ghastly pale, and even beneath the dark hue of his complexion the blood might be seen retreating as though some sudden pang drove it back to the heart.
Then Ripple, folded in the soft, warm leaf, looked sadly down on the earth, that seemed to lie so desolate and still beneath its shroud of snow, and thought how bitter cold the leaves and flowers must be; for the little Water-Spirit did not know that Winter spread a soft white covering above their beds, that they might safely sleep below till Spring should waken them again.
They approached the unconscious David, and, while one pointed the dagger towards his heart, the other began to search the bundle beneath his head.
They stood, or sat, or reclined upon the grass, as seemed good to each, with the departing sunshine falling obliquely over them, and mingling its subdued cheerfulness with the solemnity of a grove of ancient trees, beneath and amid the boughs of which the golden rays were constrained to pass.
against it we placed in a sloping direction a number of the half decayed boughs that were strewn about, and covering the whole with twigs and leaves, awaited the morning's light beneath such shelter as it afforded.
As we watched, our eyes wandered to the rolling Iss, which issued from the base of the cliffs beneath us.
I did not dare follow him there beneath the moonlight, since it best suited my plans not to interrupt his--I wished him to reach his destination unsuspecting, that I might learn just where that destination lay and the business that awaited the night prowler there.
What bent had it contracted, what form had it assumed beneath that knotted envelope, in that savage life?
Presently he found it beneath a picture of another little ape and a strange animal which went upon four legs like the jackal and resembled him not a little.
Suddenly he felt his knees give way; his knees seemed powerless, his legs to yield beneath him.
Her silks and furs were drawn about her, for the air of Mars is chill after the sun has taken his quick plunge beneath the planet's western verge.
He had almost reached the lowest branch of the tree from which the creeper depended when the thing parted beneath his weight and he fell sprawling at my feet.
It was a fruitless search, however, in so far as antelope is concerned; but one night as I lay courting sleep at the edge of a little cluster of date-palms that surround an ancient well in the midst of the arid, shifting sands, I suddenly became conscious of a strange sound coming apparently from the earth beneath my head.