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oasis

o·a·sis

oasis

 
 
pronunciation:
o eI sihs
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part of speech: noun
inflections: oases
definition 1: an area of vegetation in the midst of a desert, fed by a spring or well.
They watered their camels at the oasis.
similar words:
refuge, water hole, watering place
definition 2: a place or thing that provides comfort, refreshment, or refuge.
They found an oasis of beauty in the war-torn city.
synonyms:
haven, refuge
similar words:
asylum, harbor, retreat, sanctuary, sanctum
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