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Synonyms for lair

Synonyms for lair

a place used as an animal's dwelling

a hiding place

Synonyms for lair

the habitation of wild animals


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That the two doctors and I should remain there, whilst Lord Godalming and Quincey found the lairs at Walworth and Mile End and destroyed them.
But I am proud of him, and now we must go to the Cold Lairs.
They all knew where that place was, but few of the Jungle People ever went there, because what they called the Cold Lairs was an old deserted city, lost and buried in the jungle, and beasts seldom use a place that men have once used.
In the Cold Lairs the Monkey-People were not thinking of Mowgli's friends at all.
The monkeys dragged him into the Cold Lairs late in the afternoon, and instead of going to sleep, as Mowgli would have done after a long journey, they joined hands and danced about and sang their foolish songs.
All that while the fight with Baloo went on, and the monkeys yelled in the tank round Bagheera, and Mang the Bat, flying to and fro, carried the news of the great battle over the jungle, till even Hathi the Wild Elephant trumpeted, and, far away, scattered bands of the Monkey-Folk woke and came leaping along the tree-roads to help their comrades in the Cold Lairs, and the noise of the fight roused all the day birds for miles round.
Then Kaa opened his mouth for the first time and spoke one long hissing word, and the far-away monkeys, hurrying to the defense of the Cold Lairs, stayed where they were, cowering, till the loaded branches bent and crackled under them.
Council chiefs said staff had tried to repair the lair after it partly collapsed due to digging nearby.
They, along with some Thai guerrillas that Lair trained, would engage in low level harassing fights with the communists.
He said the firefight started when joint police and Army elements raided Bansil's lair on Thursday, based on warrants issued by Judge Melenio Guerrero of the Regional Trial Court Tacurong City.
After the trial drilling in volcano lair near Kostel, they discovered a thermal water of 90 Celsius degrees at 300 meters, and natural gas and oil at 800 meters.
Police found detonators in the 215 sq ft lair dug into a mountain ridge.
Last week, we told of Anne Clamp's trauma when her 100-year-old mum Mary Thain was buried the wrong way round in the Burntisland family lair in March.
Italian cardboard packaging company Pringraf was the second competitor to enter the Lair, pitching its pioneering product, Packly.
Lair is a retired army veteran with a 25-year career in the airborne infantry and combat experience in Bosnia, Yugoslavia, and a stint in Cyprus.