a strong, dark prison or cell, usually underground, as in a medieval castle.
the keep or stronghold of a castle; donjon.
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How to use dungeon in a sentence
We invited another friend who started being our dungeon master.The Lost Year: Exercise in quarantine, keeping a business alive, and the unusual intimacy of Zoom | Emily VanDerWerff | December 31, 2020 | Vox
The puzzle dungeons have focus in ways the overworld puzzles do not.‘Immortals: Fenyx Rising’ is a worthy adventure wavering between cringe and charm | Gene Park | November 30, 2020 | Washington Post
With laborers divided and on the run, anyone who makes trouble is fired, and anyone who doesn’t have a job is labeled a vagrant, vulnerable to incarceration in an over-packed, underground prison that’s more like a medieval dungeon.‘The Cold Millions,’ Jess Walter’s celebration of forgotten heroes, is one of the most captivating novels of the year | Ron Charles | October 29, 2020 | Washington Post
Over your campaign, you’ll explore dungeons, level up your characters, and go on missions.Best cooperative board games for when you want to work together | PopSci Commerce Team | July 9, 2020 | Popular-Science
Warframe has a little bit of everything—dungeons full of monsters and puzzles, big open worlds with quests and story, space combat, customizable spaceships and pets, and hundreds of hours of content.Video Games Are a Great Way to Pass the Time and Keep You Connected. Here's How to Get Started | Matthew Gault | May 5, 2020 | Time
Couple walked towards the opposite end of the dungeon, where she previously played with Destiny.Dungeons and Genital Clamps: Inside a Legendary BDSM Chateau | Ian Frisch | December 20, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
She began operating out of her home garage in 1980, slowly acquiring the many props and tools that would decorate her dungeon.
November 2013 saw the release of a second video game Adventure Time: Explore the dungeon Because I Don't Know!This Is How an Episode of Cartoon Network’s ‘Adventure Time’ Is Made | Rich Goldstein | December 19, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Because he has so many fond memories of the two-story dungeon.Ariel Castro’s Victim Fantasy—and Why Prison Will Make It Worse | Mansfield Frazier | August 2, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Yet, to many who encountered him outside his dungeon, he seemed generally cheery.How Ariel Castro Remained at Liberty in Cleveland All These Years | Michael Daly | May 9, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
In a dungeon of the corresponding tower, on this side of the castle, was the prison of Ripperda.
Being fully equipped, Ripperda looked around him on the walls of his dungeon.
In the midst of these meditations, the dungeon door opened, and Santa Cruz himself appeared on the threshold.
These inward joys peopled her solitude with society, and dispelled even from the dungeon its gloom.Madame Roland, Makers of History | John S. C. Abbott
The ruffians forced the gates, drove in the dungeon doors with cannon, and for five days and five nights continued the slaughter.Madame Roland, Makers of History | John S. C. Abbott
British Dictionary definitions for dungeon
a close prison cell, often underground
a variant of donjon
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