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Synonyms for cave

Synonyms for cave

a hollow beneath the earth's surface

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cave in: to fall in

cave in: to suddenly lose all health or strength

Synonyms for cave

a geological formation consisting of an underground enclosure with access from the surface of the ground or from the sea

hollow out as if making a cave or opening

explore natural caves

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But one member of our party (he did not say which one) was in this cave many years ago.
The wires have no ground-connection out- side of the cave.
Tradition says that during several centuries the spirit of the unfortunate girl sang nightly from the cave at midnight, but the music carried no curse with it; and although many listened for the mysterious sounds, few were favored, since only those could hear them who had never failed in a trust.
In the wall of rock is a cave, and in the cave you will find the bones of a man.
I felt comparatively safe in my present location as I knew that one man could defend the trail to the cave against an army.
We soon reached his cave, but he was out shepherding, so we went inside and took stock of all that we could see.
Each of us picked up a faggot of this, and we made our way up weed-covered steps to the particular cave which was marked in the drawing.
The cave that I faced was not one of those that I had seen from the ground, and which lay much higher, possibly a thousand feet.
Then, within the eighth cave, we came upon a lair of apts.
So they turned and went around the bend in the passage, where they were out of sight of the cave and Mister Yoop could not hear them.
It is true that the beast who owned them might be standing upon a ledge within the cave, or that it might be rearing up upon its hind legs; but I had seen enough of the monsters of Pellucidar to know that I might be facing some new and frightful Titan whose dimensions and ferocity eclipsed those of any I had seen before.
For ages they had fertilized their eggs by an artificial process, the secret of which lay hidden in the little cave of a far-off valley where Dian and I had spent our honeymoon.
I have three gourds which I fill with water and take back to my cave against the long nights.
Her first act was to beckon me to follow her outside, and there she pointed to the explanation of our rescue from the bear--a huge saber-tooth tiger, its fine coat and its flesh torn to ribbons, lying dead a few paces from our cave, and beside it, equally mangled, and disemboweled, was the carcass of a huge cave-bear.
His mother dashed out; he sprang to meet her and held on tightly as she scrambled back into the cave.