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synonyms for cavernous

  • gaping
  • huge
  • roomy
  • spacious
  • vast
  • yawning
  • alveolate
  • broad
  • chambered
  • chasmal
  • commodious
  • concave
  • curved inward
  • deep
  • deep-set
  • echoing
  • resonant
  • reverberant
  • sepulchral
  • socketed
  • sunken
  • wide

antonyms for cavernous

MOST RELEVANT
  • cramped
  • little
  • narrow
  • small
  • filled
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The machine was carving a cavernous, 3-mile tunnel beneath the bottom of the nation’s largest freshwater reservoir, Lake Mead.
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It was cavernous and crammed with Afghan families, standing up and jostling for room.
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The London mayor has arrived late after a tree-planting ceremony and he hasn’t had time to clean it, he apologizes, as he strides into a cavernous meeting room at city hall.
'WE KNOW HOW TO BOUNCE BACK.' SADIQ KHAN HAS A PLAN TO BUILD A GREENER, FAIRER LONDON POST-PANDEMICCIARA NUGENTAUGUST 11, 2021TIME
Tour guides shepherded groups of people around the cavernous pink granite building, stopping for visitors to snap selfies with their phones.
TEXAS GOVERNOR SAYS DEMOCRATIC LAWMAKERS WHO LEFT STATE TO STOP PASSAGE OF VOTING RESTRICTIONS COULD FACE ARREST WHEN THEY RETURNAMY GARDNER, EVA RUTH MORAVECJULY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
At the cavernous Park Avenue Armory’s Drill Hall, Ann Dowd has not entirely given up elements of the spirit of Aunt Lydia—as any Handmaid’s Tale fan, as one of my theater buddies was, will soon realize.
ANN DOWD GOES FROM ‘HANDMAID’S TALE’ VILLAIN AUNT LYDIA TO ‘ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE’TIM TEEMANJULY 2, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
Mayor Glyn Willis arrived about an hour early and paced the cavernous gymnasium outfitted for the meeting, folding tables set up for the council, folding chairs for the audience, arranged at pandemic-safe distances across the parquet floor.
HURTING IN WINDSOR: HOW A VIRAL POLICE PEPPER-SPRAY INCIDENT HAS ILLUMINATED RACIAL TENSIONS IN A SMALL VIRGINIA TOWNGREGORY S. SCHNEIDERAPRIL 15, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The landscapes against which Fern’s story takes place are breathtaking and enormous — the cavernous emptiness and striking peaks and sunsets of the American West.
NOMADLAND TURNS AMERICAN ICONOGRAPHY INSIDE OUTALISSA WILKINSONFEBRUARY 19, 2021VOX
The Cavaliers also committed a season-high 15 turnovers that led to 27 points in a game that got out of hand late in the first half, underscoring the cavernous gap between this season’s group and recent iterations.
TOP-RANKED GONZAGA SHOWS NO. 16 VIRGINIA HOW FAR IT HAS TO GO IN A 98-75 DRUBBINGGENE WANGDECEMBER 27, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Last week, almost 150 years after the tragedy, Navy curator Jeffrey Bowdoin walked across the floor of a cavernous warehouse here and pointed out what looked like a patched-up, oversize rowboat.
GIANT ANCHORS, WRECKED BOATS AND A ‘LIBERTY’ CLOCK: INSIDE THE STORAGE SITE FOR NAVY MUSEUMMICHAEL RUANENOVEMBER 10, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Instead, I was ushered into the team’s cavernous, museum-like events space in a building known as “MK-7.”
HOW DATA HELPED KEEP RED BULL’S F1 TEAM ON TRACK DURING THE PANDEMICJEREMY KAHNSEPTEMBER 19, 2020FORTUNE
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WORDS RELATED TO CAVERNOUS

  • abysmal
  • cavernous
  • deep
  • immeasurable
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