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noun as in sunken or decayed area

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Other cavities were smaller but still gruesome and troubling.

More than half the children in the U.S. have cavities by the age of 7, and more than 80 percent have them by adolescence.

The best strategy, said Hayes, is not to get the cavities in the first place.

On set in Germany, he nibbled on so much chocolate, he had a mouth full of cavities once the shoot was over.

That which is called nasality is caused by the failure of the tone to reach freely the anterior cavities of the nares.

(c) Decomposition of exudates anywhere in the body, as in empyema, bronchiectasis, and large tuberculous cavities.

Moreover, I will admit that I got frightened at my inexperience, and confined my experiments to three or four cavities.

Soon after entering the ravine the horse broke through into one of the underground cavities and fell heavily on his side.

On all sides are seen the deep cavities which formed the entrances to the now exhausted mines.


On this page you'll find 23 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to cavities, such as: crater, dent, decay, void, vacuity, and hollow.

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