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1. cliff-hanging

adjective. (of a situation) characterized by or causing suspense.

Synonyms

  • tense
  • nail-biting
  • suspenseful

Antonyms

  • decisive
  • easy
  • unagitated
  • relax

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Words that Rhyme with Cliff Dwelling

  • propelling
  • misspelling
  • foretelling
  • expelling
  • dispelling
  • compelling
  • retelling
  • reselling
  • repelling
  • rebelling
  • rappelling
  • outselling
  • flewelling
  • excelling
  • bestselling
  • swelling
  • stelling
  • stehling
  • spelling
  • snelling
  • smelling
  • schmeling
  • schelling
  • quelling
  • lewelling
  • yelling
  • wehling
  • telling
  • shelling
  • selling

Example sentences of the word cliff-dwelling


1. Noun Phrase
Designated a National Historic Landmark, the cliff dwellings were home to 1,500 people for more than four centuries.

2. Noun Phrase
Found within the deep gorges of the canyon’s rim are the historical Northern Sinagua Indian cliff dwellings.

3. Noun Phrase
You can buy tickets here to visit cliff dwellings requiring admission.

4. Noun Phrase
Other cliff dwellings with guided tours include Balcony House, Spruce Tree House, Long House and Step House.

2. cliff-brake

noun. any of several small lithophytic ferns of tropical and warm temperate regions.

Synonyms

  • rock brake
  • fern
  • bird's-foot fern
  • Pellaea
  • coffee fern
  • Pellaea atropurpurea
  • cliff brake
  • Pellaea mucronata
  • Pellaea ornithopus
  • genus Pellaea
  • purple rock brake

3. dwelling

noun. ['ˈdwɛlɪŋ'] housing that someone is living in.

Synonyms

  • lodging
  • lodge
  • condominium
  • dwelling house
  • fireside
  • house
  • bathroom
  • cliff dwelling
  • lake dwelling
  • sleeping accommodation
  • chamber
  • parlour
  • dining-room
  • messuage
  • hearth
  • sitting room
  • living accommodations
  • bedroom
  • dinette
  • condo
  • dining room
  • family room
  • habitation
  • semi-detached house
  • living room
  • homestead
  • front room
  • pile dwelling
  • bedchamber
  • housing
  • kitchen
  • home
  • fixer-upper
  • sleeping room
  • dressing room
  • living-room
  • parlor
  • den
  • vacation home
  • bath
  • indian lodge
  • yurt
  • domicile
  • hermitage

Antonyms

  • unfasten
  • dislodge
  • foreign

4. cliff

noun. ['ˈklɪf'] a steep high face of rock.

Synonyms

  • formation
  • geological formation
  • precipice
  • drop
  • drop-off

Antonyms

  • natural elevation
  • finish
  • head
  • rear

Etymology

  • clif (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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