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Synonyms for tunnel

Synonyms for tunnel

a passageway through or under something, usually underground (especially one for trains or cars)

a hole made by an animal, usually for shelter

move through by or as by digging


force a way through

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When his knees struck the edge of the tunnel he had dropped the candle.
With the light he found it easier to regain control of his nerves, and presently he was again making his way along the tunnel in search of an avenue of escape.
So after Good had rested a while, and we had drunk our fill of the water, which was sweet and fresh, and washed our faces, that needed it sadly, as well as we could, we started from the banks of this African Styx, and began to retrace our steps along the tunnel, Good dripping unpleasantly in front of us.
Slowly, for a long, long while, we stumbled, utterly exhausted, along this new tunnel, Sir Henry now leading the way.
The sun had been setting as he entered the tunnel, and the way had been sufficiently long to assure him that darkness now reigned upon the world without.
Again the horrid cry of the stricken beast reverberated through the rocky tunnel, shocking in its torture-laden shrillness, deafening in its terrific volume.
All at once the boat passed under a long tunnel that was as dark as his box had been.
His first glance within the cave revealed a narrow tunnel with daylight at its farther end.
"We'll have to go back and get some of your big tunnel blasting powder, Tom," suggested Ned.
The passage was undoubtedly artificial, a tunnel made by the hands of men now long crumbled into dust.
I will direct the pursuit up the next corridor," and with that he gave me a great shove into the dark mouth of the tunnel, at the same time crying out in simulated pain and alarm as he threw himself upon the floor as though I had felled him with a blow.
They rushed into their short new tunnel, and hid themselves at the top end of it, under Mr.
Aronnax, the Nautilus is going under the waves, and will not return to the surface until we have passed through the Arabian Tunnel."
The proprietor of this tunnel took candles and conducted us into it.
But I said to myself, "You are in for it now," and, feeling my way along the tunnel, I found the noise of machinery grow louder.