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Synonyms for camp

Synonyms for camp

a group of people living together in a camp

temporary lodgings in the country for travelers or vacationers

something that is considered amusing not because of its originality but because of its unoriginality

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shelter for persons displaced by war or political oppression or for religious beliefs

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a site where care and activities are provided for children during the summer months

live in or as if in a tent

establish or set up a camp

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give an artificially banal or sexual quality to

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providing sophisticated amusement by virtue of having artificially (and vulgarly) mannered or banal or sentimental qualities

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The endless ballad had come to an end at last, and the whole diminished company about the camp-fire had broken into the chorus I had heard so often:
There, right behind me, was the glow of the camp-fire.
When an army feeds its horses with grain and kills its cattle for food, and when the men do not hang their cooking-pots over the camp-fires, showing that they will not return to their tents, you may know that they are determined to fight to the death.
The Power, who will retire after next month's PDC World Championship in London, watched mentor Eric Bristow reach the last four of i w j the camp-fire capers in 2012 and now fancies his own stint in the Australian rainforest.
The sinking sun refers to the West's decay (several performances ironically image the ascendancy of Japan or China); the image also invokes the storyteller's suspension of time, as in the start of the cowboy camp-fire joke, "It was a dark and stormy night.
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