troglodyte


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Synonyms for troglodyte

one who lives in solitude

someone who lives in a cave

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In the titular "Troglodyte," a runaway similarly tests personal boundaries and "tries on" possible selves, this time with greater deliberation.
These 'troglodytes' underground homes are traditional cave dwellings built 20 feet underground to protect residents from the intense heat.
Next day, strike out for the chateaus (such as Chenonceau, Chambord, and Cheverny), wineries (some require reservations), even a troglodyte cave.
Its marketers figured men would go along if they "do not want to look like a complete troglodyte to their girlfriends" (Time, Jan.
REMEMBER ORANGE COUNTY, CALIFORNIA, THAT LOONY, WHITE-BREAD ORANGE COUNTY FABRICATED BY THE EASTERN MEDIA IN THE 1970S AND 1980S, THE ORANGE COUNTY OF TROGLODYTE POLITICAL SENTIMENTS AND BRAINLESS, BLEACHED SURFERS?
Troglodytic is the adjectival form of troglodyte, ` ...
His most characteristic mode of action is that of a literary troglodyte who, having bashed the French language over the head with his club, drags it back to his cave in order to ravish it.
These are as various as cave dwelling 'troglodyte' fishing communities on the Atlantic coast and the woollen tents of nomadic Berber tribes in the Atlas mountains, but the main focus is on the town house, built in the Islamic style that has predominated in the Kingdom since the 7th century.
"So, am I a troglodyte? Should I now step down and return to my darkened cave to await my impending demise?
The crucifixion scene at the end of Life of Brian was shot here but most movie buffs make their way to this desert outpost to see one of its famous troglodyte homes, which doubled as the homestead Luke Skywalker shared with his Uncle Owen and Aunt Beru.
He added: "It is deeply disappointing to see Ed Balls, who was much respected as City minister, pandering to the troglodyte elements in his own party."
For example, I find a page devoted to the wildlife that occupies caves, from which I learn that there are three separate categories of troglodyte: trogloxenes, troglobites and troglophiles.
And that's a long way removed from the troglodyte his manager portrayed him as.