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1. dungeon

noun. ['ˈdʌndʒən'] the main tower within the walls of a medieval castle or fortress.

Synonyms

  • keep
  • stronghold
  • donjon
  • castle

Antonyms

  • allow
  • discontinue
  • refrain
  • attack

Etymology

  • dungeon (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Dungeon

  • allergan
  • allergen
  • amerongen
  • antigen
  • bijan
  • bludgeon
  • burgeon
  • cajun
  • carcinogen
  • collegian
  • contagion
  • dajun
  • detjen
  • dodgen
  • dudgeon
  • engine
  • engine
  • estrogen
  • evjen
  • gudgeon

How do you pronounce dungeon?

Pronounce dungeon as ˈdənʤən.

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Sentences with dungeon


1. Noun, singular or mass
Inside the walls was the heavily fortified keep, also known as the dungeon.

Quotes about dungeon


1. Standing in the kitchen when you’re hungry is torture. That’s why I moved my fridge to my dungeon, where I keep the prisoners.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

2. No, I do my torturing in the dungeon like any other respectable castle owner,
- Jeaniene Frost, Once Burned

3. The books brought brilliance to my life, and they brought an understanding: Life is a story. Everything that has happened and will happen to me is all part of the story of this enchanted place - all the dreams and visions and understandings that come to me in my dungeon cell. The books helped me see the truth is not in the touch of the stone but in what the stone tells you.
- Rene Denfeld, The Enchanted

2. dungeon

noun. ['ˈdʌndʒən'] a dark cell (usually underground) where prisoners can be confined.

Synonyms

  • jail cell
  • cell
  • oubliette

Antonyms

  • fast
  • movableness
  • looseness
  • movability

Etymology

  • dungeon (Middle English (1100-1500))
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