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noun as in covered passageway

verb as in dig a passage through

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Unfortunately, the underground tunnels that were used to transport booze and, if necessary, escaping patrons, are off-limits.

Next, the GOP should hammer away at how our roads, bridges, and tunnels are crumbling, and push for an infrastructure initiative.

Instead they operated out of a vast network of tunnels, and the combat was as ferocious as any the IDF has seen for many years.

The long crypt tunnels into a hillside, only visible by a smattering of skylights peeking up between graves.

“I had to go in the tunnels under [a] town to avoid sniper fire,” she said.

Two of the chimneys have tunnels carved through the bases, and cedar trees appear to grow out of the rock.

We wound through the passages of the tunnels in the mountain, came out on the far side from the valley.

A repetition of the foul-smelling wooden tunnels, the sulphur fumes, the gasping of stricken men.

The Ivans knocked them off almost as fast as they crawled out of their underground tunnels.

Raf fingered the button on his gun to "spray" as he had when he had faced the attack of the scavengers in the arena tunnels.


On this page you'll find 24 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to tunnels, such as: shaft, mine, subway, hole, pit, and channel.

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