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synonyms for lair

  • hideaway
  • burrow
  • cave
  • den
  • earth
  • form
  • hole
  • nest
  • pen
  • refuge
  • retreat
  • sanctuary
  • resting place
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How to use lair in a sentence

No trail was so obtuse, no thicket so dense that members of that regiment would not track them to their lair.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
The belated moon stole up from its lair, hovered above the sky-line, a gaudy orange sphere in the haze of smoke.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Every instinct and habit made her a stranger among these poor swamp-people living like vermin in their lair.
SUMMEREDITH WHARTON
The boat will leap over laughing waters and flit home, as the muskawk to its lair when the sun dies.
MENOTAHERNEST G. HENHAM
Now he was up and about, cheerful and sunny, but a serious object lesson to the lion hunters bound for the lair of the lion.
IN AFRICAJOHN T. MCCUTCHEON
Just as the stench of the snake-devil's lair had betrayed its site, here disaster and death had an odor of its own.
STAR BORNANDRE NORTON
His method was to track the bear to his lair, to approach to within arms length if possible, and then rouse the enemy.
THE CRADLE OF MANKINDW.A. WIGRAM
They then walked round, and found no marks of the animal having left his lair.
THE CHILDREN OF THE NEW FORESTCAPTAIN MARRYAT
Night fell; the sky became clear as black ice; the dim seas resembled a lair of white bears at play.
MUSHROOM TOWNOLIVER ONIONS
When dawn breaks, he returns gorged with food to his lair, leaving the ground strewn with the bodies of the slain.
THE ANIMAL STORY BOOKVARIOUS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO LAIR

  • couch
  • den
  • hovel
  • lair
  • retreat
  • shelter
  • tunnel
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.