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  Words related to hollow

Related / Similar Words: hole, holler, hollow out, core out, excavate, dig, empty, vacuous, false

 

Definition:
  • a depression hollowed out of solid matter;
  • a small valley between mountains; "he built himself a cabin in a hollow high up in the Appalachians";
  • a cavity or space in something; "hunger had caused the hollows in their cheeks";
  • remove the interior of; "hollow out a tree trunk";
  • remove the inner part or the core of; "the mining company wants to excavate the hillsite";
  • devoid of significance or point; "empty promises"; "a hollow victory"; "vacuous comments";
  • as if echoing in a hollow space; "the hollow sound of footsteps in the empty ballroom";
  • deliberately deceptive; "hollow (or false) promises"; "false pretenses";
  • not solid; having a space or gap or cavity; "a hollow wall"; "a hollow tree"; "hollow cheeks"; "his face became gaunter and more hollow with each year";

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    Hyponyms: burrow, tunnel, gopher hole, kettle hole, kettle, pit, cavity, pothole, chuckhole, rabbit burrow, rabbit hole, wormhole, dell, dingle, rout, gouge, scallop, scollop, hole, suck in, draw in, scoop out, cavern, cavern out, cave, undermine, dig, dig out, excavate, core, drive, trench, ditch

     

    Attributes: solidity

     

    Derivational Morphology: excavate, dig, hollow out, core out, hole, excavation, archeological site, digging, hole in the ground, mining

     

     
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