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1. cavern

noun. ['ˈkævɝn'] any large dark enclosed space.

Synonyms

  • enclosure

Antonyms

  • solid
  • hollowness

Etymology

  • caverna (Latin)
  • cavus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Cavern

  • tavern
  • davern

Example sentences of the word cavern


1. Noun, singular or mass
Ruby Falls on the Tennessee side is a large waterfall inside an underground cavern.

2. Adjective
Anchored by the Glenwood Caverns and Historic Fairy Caves, the park offers a variety of cavern tours.

Quotes containing the word cavern


1. At night, when the objective world has slunk back into its cavern and left dreamers to their own, there come inspirations and capabilities impossible at any less magical and quiet hour. No one knows whether or not he is a writer unless he has tried writing at night.
- H.P. Lovecraft

2. When you enter a grove peopled with ancient trees, higher than the ordinary, and shutting out the sky with their thickly inter-twined branches, do not the stately shadows of the wood, the stillness of the place, and the awful gloom of this doomed cavern then strike you with the presence of a deity?
- Luci Anneu Sèneca

2. cavern

noun. ['ˈkævɝn'] a large cave or a large chamber in a cave.

Antonyms

  • natural elevation

Etymology

  • caverna (Latin)
  • cavus (Latin)

3. cavern

verb. ['ˈkævɝn'] hollow out as if making a cavern.

Synonyms

  • hollow
  • cavern out
  • hollow out

Antonyms

  • unreverberant

Etymology

  • caverna (Latin)
  • cavus (Latin)
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