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cavity

cav·i·ty

cavity

 
pronunciation:
kae vih ti
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part of speech: noun
inflections: cavities
definition: a hollow place or hole.
He hid money in a cavity of the old tree.The dentist found three cavities in my teeth.
 
synonyms:
chamber, hole, hollow
similar words:
bowl, cave, cavern, crater, dent, mine, opening, pit, scoop
derivation: cavitied (adj.)
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