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noun as in hideout, habitat

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She laughs, and answers that it’s helped her lure audiences into her vocal lair.

Balker, who used to sleep in a doorway behind the British Museum, is rounded up by an unknown official and given a clean bed in the heart of the iGhetti’s lair.

As I descended into the basement of Padilla-Brown’s Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, home, a pink glow gave the impression that I was entering a mad scientist’s lair.

Ancient underground lairs left behind by these animals appear in rocks from coastal Taiwan.

Ancient underground lairs left behind by these animals appear in rocks from coastal Taiwan, researchers report January 21 in Scientific Reports.

“The lair of the laser loves all of you,” he tells a visiting Atlas Obscura tour group.

In January the actor kidnapped Kimmel, tying him up in his lair.

He blamed agent Rossi for ruining his life, and over five years, brought women to an underground lair where he killed them.

She was only needed if Hitler was actually at the Wolf's Lair, though she never actually saw him.

He was not a recluse, however, as the documents and electronic chips recovered by the SEALs from his lair revealed.

No trail was so obtuse, no thicket so dense that members of that regiment would not track them to their lair.

The belated moon stole up from its lair, hovered above the sky-line, a gaudy orange sphere in the haze of smoke.

Every instinct and habit made her a stranger among these poor swamp-people living like vermin in their lair.

The boat will leap over laughing waters and flit home, as the muskawk to its lair when the sun dies.

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.


On this page you'll find 21 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to lair, such as: hideaway, burrow, cave, den, the earth, and form.

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