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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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In one of these wings the windows were broken and blocked with wooden boards, while the roof was partly caved in, a picture of ruin.
I ran away from my father and came to Pskoff to my aunt's house, where I caved in at once with fever, and he went and died while I was away.
Whirling, the grizzly caught a hound with a wide sweeping cuff that sent the brute, its ribs caved in and its back broken, hurtling twenty feet.
He was down playing by the edge of the river when a piece of the bank caved in and splashed him.
A cavern, became the human earth to me; its breast caved in; everything living became to me human dust and bones and mouldering past.