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synonyms for subterranean

  • below ground
  • buried
  • covered
  • covert
  • hush-hush
  • on the QT
  • private
  • secret
  • subterrestrial
  • subversive
  • sunken
  • under wraps
  • underfoot
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On Earth, seismologists can pinpoint subterranean rumblings by using multiple seismometers.
RUMBLES ON MARS RAISE HOPES OF UNDERGROUND MAGMA FLOWSROBIN GEORGE ANDREWSFEBRUARY 1, 2021QUANTA MAGAZINE
A biographer’s task is to close the gap between this surface image and a mosaic of messy subterranean facts.
THE DRAMATIC — AND EMBELLISHED — LIFE OF GRAHAM GREENEMICHAEL MEWSHAWJANUARY 15, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Naked mole-rats — with their subterranean societies made up of a single breeding pair and an army of workers — seem like mammals trying their hardest to live like insects.
NAKED MOLE-RATS INVADE NEIGHBORING COLONIES AND STEAL BABIESJAKE BUEHLEROCTOBER 20, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
The central, subterranean station has a large, open platform, and also houses the electrical, fire safety and IT equipment.
ELON MUSK’S LAS VEGAS LOOP MIGHT ONLY CARRY A FRACTION OF THE PASSENGERS IT PROMISEDDAVID RIGGSOCTOBER 16, 2020TECHCRUNCH
From Maine to North Carolina to Texas, rising sea levels are not just chewing up shorelines but also raising rivers and swamping the subterranean infrastructure of coastal communities, making a stable life there all but impossible.
CLIMATE CHANGE WILL FORCE A NEW AMERICAN MIGRATIONBY ABRAHM LUSTGARTEN, PHOTOGRAPHY BY MERIDITH KOHUTSEPTEMBER 15, 2020PROPUBLICA
Still water runs deep, they say; and a glacial cap may conceal subterranean fires.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
By the light of this subterranean luminary they discovered that they were standing at the foot of an ancient castle.
HONEY-BEEANATOLE FRANCE
The accompanying map of part of the Catacomb of Callixtus will indicate the general plan of these subterranean galleries.
THE CATACOMBS OF ROMEWILLIAM HENRY WITHROW
She was cast into a bare and miserable dungeon, in that subterranean receptacle of woe, where there was not even a bed.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
The tufa granolare, on the contrary, was admirably adapted for the construction of these subterranean cemeteries.
THE CATACOMBS OF ROMEWILLIAM HENRY WITHROW
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WORDS RELATED TO SUBTERRANEAN

  • abysmal
  • abyssal
  • below
  • beneath
  • bottomless
  • broad
  • buried
  • deep-seated
  • distant
  • downreaching
  • far
  • fathomless
  • immersed
  • inmost
  • low
  • profound
  • rooted
  • subaqueous
  • submarine
  • submerged
  • subterranean
  • sunk
  • underground
  • unfathomable
  • wide
  • yawning
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