cavernously
adverb see cavernous

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • cavernously — adverb a) In a cavernous manner; like a cavern. The lurid unearthly glow still hovered in the shadowy chamber, lighting ghostlily the dead face of Thugra Khotan, which seemed to grin mirthlessly and cavernously at them. b) In a cavernous manner;… …   Wiktionary

  • cavernously — See cavernous. * * * …   Universalium

  • cavernously — adv. in a hollow manner, in a cavernous manner …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cavernously — cav·ern·ous·ly …   English syllables

  • cavernously — adverb see cavernous * * * cavˈernously adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑cavern …   Useful english dictionary

  • cavernous — cavernously, adv. /kav euhr neuhs/, adj. 1. being, resembling, or suggestive of a cavern: a vast, cavernous room. 2. deep set: cavernous eyes. 3. hollow and deep sounding: a cavernous voice. 4. containing caverns. 5. full of small cavities;… …   Universalium

  • cavernous — adjective Date: 15th century 1. a. having caverns or cavities b. of animal tissue composed largely of vascular sinuses and capable of dilating with blood to bring about the erection of a body part 2. constituting or suggesting a cavern < a …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • West Wycombe Park — is a country house near the village of West Wycombe in Buckinghamshire, England built between 1740 and 1800. It was conceived as a pleasure palace for the 18th century libertine and Sir Francis Dashwood. The house is a long rectangle with four… …   Wikipedia

  • cavern — [ kav(ə)n] noun 1》 a large cave or chamber in a cave. 2》 a vast, dark space. Derivatives cavernous adjective cavernously adverb Origin ME: from OFr. caverne or from L. caverna, from cavus hollow …   English new terms dictionary

  • cavernous — adjective a cavernous room, space, or hole is very large and deep: a cavernous dining hall cavernously adverb …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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