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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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At the head of the harbour there is a spring of clear water coming out of a cave, and there are poplars growing all round it.
They would have had us share their caves with them, but Lord John would by no means consent to it considering that to do so would put us in their power if they were treacherously disposed.
However, there was nothing else to consider than an attempt to scale the trees contiguous to the cliff in an effort to reach the caves above.
And ever since that long-gone day have the dead of this fabled land been carried to the Carrion Caves, that in death and decay they might serve their country and warn away invading enemies.
I have three gourds which I fill with water and take back to my cave against the long nights.
They led me toward the cliffs, and as we approached them, I glanced up and was sure that I saw Ajor's bright eyes peering down upon us from our lofty cave; but she gave no sign if she saw me; and we passed on, rounded the end of the cliffs and proceeded along the opposite face of them until we came to a section literally honeycombed with caves.
From the edge of the forest I saw the caves in the bluff, the open space, and the run-ways to the drinking-places.
On my view we must suppose that American animals, having ordinary powers of vision, slowly migrated by successive generations from the outer world into the deeper and deeper recesses of the Kentucky caves, as did European animals into the caves of Europe.
The next day sat Zarathustra again on the stone in front of his cave, whilst his animals roved about in the world outside to bring home new food,--also new honey: for Zarathustra had spent and wasted the old honey to the very last particle.
Consequently, no boatmen would consent to pass the cave at night; the peasants shunned the place, even in the daytime.
It would be complete, how- ever, as soon as the messenger dispatched with the great news to the cave should get the word to her husband.
I cannot explain the phenomena;I can only set down here in the words of an ordinary soldier of fortune a chronicle of the strange events that befell me during the ten years that my dead body lay undiscovered in an Arizona cave.
I think it will be best to run by the Giant's cave as fast as we can go.
Along this I advanced, and at a sudden turning, a few yards beyond the canyon's end, the path widened, and at my left I saw the opening to a large cave.
As I stood thus thinking, another door, this time at one of the long sides of the arena, was thrown open, and into the theater of death slunk a mighty tarag, the huge cave tiger of the Stone Age.