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caves

noun
plural of cave

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(Entry 1 of 2)

a naturally formed underground chamber with an opening to the surface
  • Kentucky's Mammoth Cave is actually a series of large chambers on five levels

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caves

verb
present tense third-person singular of cave

Synonyms & Antonyms of caves (Entry 2 of 2)

as in submits, yields

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“Caves.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/caves. Accessed 28 Oct. 2021.

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