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Word: gorge

Definition: narrow canyon; steep rocky cleft; ravine (made by a stream which runs through it)


Sentences Containing 'gorge'

Cape becomes bar, and plain shoal, and valley and gorge deep water and channel.
The woman, by herself, would have satisfied any ordinarily impossible alligator; but no, these liars must make him gorge the five children besides.
The chasm or gorge between Lover's Leap and the hill west of it is supposed by scientists to have been caused by glacial action.
A torrent, whose bed was dry, led into a deep gorge.
But chance arranged matters better than he expected or hoped, for at that very moment, in a gorge on the mountain that opened where they stood, the youth he wished to find made his appearance, coming along talking to himself in a way that would have been unintelligible near at hand, much more at a distance.
The bases of the mountains forming the gorge in which the little village lay, were richly green; and high above this gentler vegetation, grew forests of dark fir, cleaving the wintry snow-drift, wedge-like, and stemming the avalanche.
Ahab's full lunacy subsided not, but deepeningly contracted; like the unabated Hudson, when that noble Northman flows narrowly, but unfathomably through the Highland gorge.
And even if he for ever flies within the gorge, that gorge is in the mountains; so that even in his lowest swoop the mountain eagle is still higher than other birds upon the plain, even though they soar.
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