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synonyms for sinkhole

  • basin
  • bowl
  • concavity
  • crater
  • dent
  • dimple
  • dip
  • excavation
  • hole
  • hollow
  • impression
  • indentation
  • pit
  • pocket
  • sag
  • scoop
  • sink
  • vacuity
  • vacuum
  • valley
  • void
  • sinkage
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antonyms for sinkhole

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  • fullness
  • increase
  • mountain
  • rise
  • solid
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How to use sinkhole in a sentence

One of the possibilities that must be taken into consideration is whether a sinkhole or some type of collapse happened under the building, he said, but added that this area hasn’t been known for sinkholes.
BEFORE CONDO COLLAPSE, RISING SEAS HAVE LONG PRESSURED MIAMI COASTAL PROPERTIESJOSH PARTLOW, DARRYL FEARS, JIM MORRISON, JON SWAINEJUNE 25, 2021WASHINGTON POST
A search of the Florida Geologic Survey’s site for sinkhole reports in the area of the condo’s address on Collins Avenue yields no results.
BEFORE CONDO COLLAPSE, RISING SEAS HAVE LONG PRESSURED MIAMI COASTAL PROPERTIESJOSH PARTLOW, DARRYL FEARS, JIM MORRISON, JON SWAINEJUNE 25, 2021WASHINGTON POST
“About 20 feet down is limestone but that’s not an area that has had any sinkholes that I’m aware of,” he said.
BEFORE CONDO COLLAPSE, RISING SEAS HAVE LONG PRESSURED MIAMI COASTAL PROPERTIESJOSH PARTLOW, DARRYL FEARS, JIM MORRISON, JON SWAINEJUNE 25, 2021WASHINGTON POST
While such spills can spontaneously erupt and create deadly sinkholes, the oil company promptly appealed the order.
ARE CALIFORNIA OIL COMPANIES COMPLYING WITH THE LAW? EVEN REGULATORS OFTEN DON’T KNOW.BY JANET WILSON, THE DESERT SUNMARCH 22, 2021PROPUBLICA
Without access to the sinkhole, crime and poverty would increase.
CRIME, CORONA, COPPER AND TROUBLE IN ZAMBIAEUGENE ROBINSONOCTOBER 30, 2020OZY
As the three men walked across the site, a sinkhole of hot oil and hydrogen sulfide opened beneath Taylor’s feet and swallowed him.
OIL COMPANIES ARE PROFITING FROM ILLEGAL SPILLS. AND CALIFORNIA LETS THEM.BY JANET WILSON, THE DESERT SUN, AND LYLLA YOUNES, PROPUBLICASEPTEMBER 18, 2020PROPUBLICA
It was a little after noon, and the boys were eating dinner at the camp set up close to the creek at Sinkhole cabin.
SKYRIDERB. M. BOWER
Sudden permitted himself a snort, probably in agreement with Bill's statement that things were "gummed up" at Sinkhole.
SKYRIDERB. M. BOWER
Gliding parallel with a dry tributary of Sinkhole Creek, the plane side-slipped and came perilously close to disaster.
SKYRIDERB. M. BOWER
For there was water much nearer Tucker Bly's range, which was to the east of Sinkhole.
SKYRIDERB. M. BOWER
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WORDS RELATED TO SINKHOLE

  • bay
  • bowl
  • concavity
  • depression
  • dip
  • ewer
  • gulf
  • hole
  • hollow
  • lagoon
  • pan
  • pool
  • pot
  • sag
  • sink
  • sinkage
  • sinkhole
  • tub
  • valley
  • vessel
  • washbasin
  • washbowl
  • watershed
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