Origin of cavernous
OTHER WORDS FROM cavernouscav·ern·ous·ly, adverbin·ter·cav·ern·ous, adjectiveun·cav·ern·ous, adjectiveun·cav·ern·ous·ly, adverb
Words nearby cavernous
How to use cavernous in a sentence
The machine was carving a cavernous, 3-mile tunnel beneath the bottom of the nation’s largest freshwater reservoir, Lake Mead.40 Million People Rely on the Colorado River. It’s Drying Up Fast.|by Abrahm Lustgarten|August 27, 2021|ProPublica
It was cavernous and crammed with Afghan families, standing up and jostling for room.
The London mayor has arrived late after a tree-planting ceremony and he hasn’t had time to clean it, he apologizes, as he strides into a cavernous meeting room at city hall.'We Know How to Bounce Back.' Sadiq Khan Has a Plan to Build a Greener, Fairer London Post-Pandemic|Ciara Nugent|August 11, 2021|Time
Tour guides shepherded groups of people around the cavernous pink granite building, stopping for visitors to snap selfies with their phones.Texas governor says Democratic lawmakers who left state to stop passage of voting restrictions could face arrest when they return|Amy Gardner, Eva Ruth Moravec|July 12, 2021|Washington Post
At the cavernous Park Avenue Armory’s Drill Hall, Ann Dowd has not entirely given up elements of the spirit of Aunt Lydia—as any Handmaid’s Tale fan, as one of my theater buddies was, will soon realize.Ann Dowd Goes From ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ Villain Aunt Lydia to ‘Enemy of the People’|Tim Teeman|July 2, 2021|The Daily Beast
Gathered in a cavernous underground hotel ballroom in Washington D.C., all the young people were serious and well dressed.
Everyone inside the cavernous O2 arena in East London knew exactly what his complaint would be: This was a Dead Parrot.Monty Python Forgot Their Lines on Opening Night, but Who Cares?|Nico Hines|July 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Set in a cavernous industrial-style warehouse, Psycle HQ feels like a club you want to be a part of.
Above the matted hair that concealed the jaws and cheeks, blue eyes stared out of cavernous sockets.Three Great Men Died That Day: JFK, C.S. Lewis, and Aldous Huxley|John Garth|November 3, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In 1971, a team of Soviet scientists was drilling at the site when their rig collapsed into a cavernous pocket of natural gas.
Half hidden by a growth of cactus and tangled vines, yawned a dark cavernous hole.The Adventure Girls at K Bar O|Clair Blank
At times, they would pass some black cavernous entrance to unknown labyrinths, and the frightened thoughts would hurry by.The Daughters of Danaus|Mona Caird
Great bulks projected, capped by gigantic mitres or diadems, and flanked by cavernous indentations.Overland|John William De Forest
Only Abrahamson, his smile broadening, his cavernous eyes alight, was free from surprise.The Winning Clue|James Hay, Jr.
I mounted the only unsealed Gnomon and shouted down into its cavernous depths.Pharaoh's Broker|Ellsworth Douglass