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hole up

verb as in take refuge

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So every morning around 11 they arrive and hole up in their mini recording studio adjacent to the sound stage.

She would hole up in her apartment, often staying in bed and sleeping for days on end.

"It ain't no cheerful camp, but I never seen a safer place to hole up in," he remarked to Wilson.

When food becomes scarce and the weather cold and snowy, a number of animals hole up—go into a den.

Generally the entire skunk family, from two to eight, hole up together.

"Yu was fillin' th' hole up," remarked Mr. Travennes in an accusing tone, hiding the real reason for his evacuation.

I then covered the hole up with the same dirt and moss that I dug out, and went home.


On this page you'll find 24 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to hole-up, such as: asylum, church, harbor, haven, hideout, and oasis.

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