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grotto

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of grotto

  1. a naturally formed underground chamber with an opening to the surface <at the heart of the shrine is a small rocky grotto into which pilgrims can descend> Synonyms antre, cavern, delve [archaic], grot, caveRelated Words abyss, chasm, gulf, hollow; crawlway, gallery, subway, tunnel; excavation, mine, pit, shaft, well; bunker, dugout, foxhole; burrow, covert, den, hole, lair, lodge, shelter





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