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This gives rise to a ring-shaped island, or smattering of islands, around the bowl of water, or lagoon, left by the sunken volcano.
SCIENTISTS SAY: ATOLLMARIA TEMMINGNOVEMBER 15, 2021SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Most of the graves are invisible to the naked eye or revealed only as sunken rectangular shapes.
AFRICAN AMERICAN GRAVESITES DETECTED NEAR THE CAPITAL BELTWAY WILL BE SPARED IN ROAD-WIDENING PLANSKATHERINE SHAVERSEPTEMBER 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The work is adventurous and challenging—he’d done everything from searching for a sunken helicopter to cleaning up after the British Petroleum oil spill.
THE LEG AT THE BOTTOM OF THE SEADAVID KUSHNERMAY 24, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
He thought sunken whale carcasses would be a good place to start.
WHALES GET A SECOND LIFE AS DEEP-SEA BUFFETSSTEPHEN ORNESOCTOBER 15, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
The sunken eyes, the tangled masses of raven hair, the look of exhaustion and hopeless woe.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
Beyond it, temple roofs—black keels of sunken vessels—cut a sky still powdered thick with stars.
THE DRAGON PAINTERMARY MCNEIL FENOLLOSA
And then the salt tears flowed down his sunken cheeks and formed a pool on the floor.
THE WHALE AND THE GRASSHOPPERSEUMAS O'BRIEN
Had the piles been hollow, or too short to reach bed-rock, it would either have sunken or tumbled.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
This morning he came up, his cheeks more sunken, his eyes more hollow.
PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
This autumn, going down a sunken road, I wandered off across the fields, lost in earthly thoughts.
FRDRIC MISTRALCHARLES ALFRED DOWNER
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SUNKEN

  • below ground
  • buried
  • covered
  • hypogeal
  • hypogean
  • in the recesses
  • subterranean
  • subterrestrial
  • sunken
  • underfoot
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