Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: caverns
IPA transcription: [k'ævɚnz]
Pronunciations of caverns
Usage examples
  • His very haunts are unknown, but are supposed to be in concealed mountain caverns."
  • One can look hundreds of feet into caverns and gorges that seem almost like the bottomless pit.
  • We now went on until we reached the central portal of the range of caverns, and here we stopped.
  • But the worst enemy thou canst meet, wilt thou thyself always be; thou waylayest thyself in caverns and forests.
  • Might they not all belong to the same race, dwelling as they did in caverns, shunning the sunlight, and blending kindness with cruelty?
  • I remembered, too, strange stories told about these Ragged Hills, and of the uncouth and fierce races of men who tenanted their groves and caverns.
  • The tree-ferns arose on either side, arching overhead; on my right were the portals that opened into caverns, on my left solid and massive houses, built of great blocks of stone, with pyramidal roofs.
  • He then distinctly perceived caverns frequented by hippopotami, green mountains bordered by golden lace-work, sheep with horns of ivory, a white species of deer and inhabitants with membranous wings, like bats.
  • Mr. Young and I traced the glorious crystal wall, admiring its wonderful architecture, the play of light in the rifts and caverns, and the structure of the ice as displayed in the less fractured sections, finding fresh beauty everywhere and facts for study.
  • These, I knew, were only the creations of fiction; yet, after all, it seemed possible that the earth might contain vast hollow spaces in its interior--realms of eternal darkness, caverns in comparison with which the hugest caves on the surface were but the tiniest cells.
0. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording Enceladus, License CC BY-SA 4.0