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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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Presently there emerged from the cavernous depths of the lair a monstrous creature, scarred from a hundred battles, almost hairless and with an empty socket where one eye had been.
They appealed to his kaldanean tastes, and further, they pointed a hiding place for the key and a lair for the only kind of food that the kaldane relished--flesh and blood.
In the rock-wall was a horizontal fissure--evidently the lair where their mother had left them, and where they should have remained had they been obedient.
Keep peace with the Lords of the Jungle--the Tiger, the Panther, the Bear; And trouble not Hathi the Silent, and mock not the Boar in his lair.
She has seen that the tears are not dry on These cheeks, where the worm never dies, And has come past the stars of the Lion, To point us the path to the skies -- To the Lethean peace of the skies -- Come up, in despite of the Lion, To shine on us with her bright eyes -- Come up, through the lair of the Lion, With love in her luminous eyes.
In Mercian tongue it was 'The Lair of the White Worm.
At first he shot much of the game from the cabin windows, but toward the end the animals learned to fear the strange lair from whence issued the terrifying thunder of his rifle.
Like some huge many-limbed animal, the regiment began to prepare its lair and its food.
It might have been produced by the moving of the great body of some huge beast rising from the rock floor of its lair.
Having accomplished his aim and driven the enemy from his lair, Tarzan gathered an armful of large fronds and climbed to his dripping couch.
All about the house, which in truth was scarcely more than an animal lair, was an earthly paradise.
The steerage was the lair of this pack, and, out of the steerage, it ranged the whole world, which was the Mary Turner ever rocking, heeling, reeling on the surface of the unstable sea.
When morning came and a dim light pervaded the lair, he again sought after the source of the remotely familiar sounds.
A HOUND started a Hare from his lair, but after a long run, gave up the chase.
Then the Political Pull looked back upon the good fat carcase of beef that he was dragging to his lair and said, with a discontented spirit: