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Synonyms for gorge

Synonyms for gorge

to satisfy to the full or to excess

Synonyms for gorge

a deep ravine (usually with a river running through it)

Related Words

a narrow pass (especially one between mountains)


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Finding an easy descent to the gorge, he was about to pursue his journey in the direction of the still-booming guns when a sudden thought caused him to halt and a half-smile to play about his lips.
Already she could hear the increasing roar of the river as it rushed, wild and tumultuous, through the entrance to the narrow gorge below her.
With a prayer to her Maker she threw her hands above her head in the last effort of the drowning swimmer to clutch at even thin air for support--the current caught and swirled her downward toward the gorge, and, at the same instant her fingers touched and closed upon something which swung low above the water.
His price was paid, his objections silenced, and the mountain gorges lay open to the invaders.
As far as eye could see from among the rocky gorges and the bristles of the pine woods there came the quick twinkle and glitter of steel, while the wind brought with it sudden distant bursts of martial music from the great host which rolled by every road and by-path towards the narrow pass of Roncesvalles.
The valley in which he found himself divided and sub-divided into many gorges, which were so like each other that it was impossible to distinguish one from the other.
Tales were told in the City of the weird figure which was seen prowling about the suburbs, and which haunted the lonely mountain gorges.
We shall separate here," he said, "several riding into each of these gorges," and then he commenced to detail his various squads and issue instructions to the non-commissioned officers who were to command them.
ELEVEN dogs were saved by mountain rescue teams in wet and windy conditions after becoming stuck at the bottom of a deep gorge.
The pack had scrambled into the gorge but, having reached the bottom, could not climb back up the steep and slippery rocks.
District official Santu Lal said Thursday that police and volunteers pulled 22 bodies from the 500-foot (150-meter) deep gorge in Himachal Pradesh state.
The bus skidded off the road and rolled down a 60-metre gorge.
The plant collapsed into the Niagara River Gorge in the 1950s.
When the development project at 6850 Mission Gorge Road is completed in early 2016, it will offer 444 luxury apartment homes.
In this case, the water moved rapidly through bedrock gorge, carving away the base of slopes so steep they already were near the failure threshold.