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2. impression, indentation, dent, dint; dip, depression, hollow, scoop, concavity, cavity, crater, Anat. fossa; fissure, cleft, crevasse, crevice, cranny, chink, crack, groove, sulcus; chasm, abyss, gorge, ravine, bergschrund; gulch, gully, rut, furrow, ditch, trench.
3. excavation, pit, shaft, mine, tunnel; cave, cavern, grotto, dugout, retreat, shelter; burrow, den, lair; niche, nook, nest, recess.
4. hut, hovel, shack, shanty, lean-to, shed; slum,
SI. dump, Inf. dive, SI. joint, hole in the wall.
5. dungeon, prison, prison cell, cage,
SI. pen, pound, brig, keep, donjon.
6. predicament, dilemma, plight,
Inf. pickle, Inf. fix, difficulty, trouble, Inf hot water, scrape; corner, tight spot, SI. box, bind, double bind, catch-22; strait, Inf. squeeze, pinch, push, quagmire; quandary, muddle, mess, botch, jumble.
7.
U.S. cove, lagoon, inlet, bay; harbor, anchorage, moorage, basin.
-v. 8. perforate, puncture, spike, pierce, stab, lan-cinate, pink, stick; cut, rent, gash, split; drill, bore, tunnel, excavate, burrow.
9. hole up a.
hibernate, lie dormant, sleep, retire,

b. Slang, hide, hide out, lie low, conceal oneself,

holiday, n. 1. vacation, day off, time off, breathing space or spell, respite, recess; furlough, leave, leave of absence, sabbatical.
2. gala day, red-letter day, banner day, field day; occasion, event, birthday, anniversary, jubilee; carnival, fair, kermis, Mardi gras; fete, gala,
Inf. do, SI. jamboree; junket, frolic, spree, whirl, lark, treat.
3. festival, saint's day, holy day, feast day,
Rom. Cath. Ch. holy day of obligation, (in ancient Rome) feria; rite, ritual, ceremony, celebration, observance, keeping; remembrance, memorialization, commemoration.
-adj.
4. festal, festival, in holiday spirits, Inf. Christmassy; festive, convivial, joyous, merry, mirthful, gleeful; gay, sportive, fun-making, rollicking, good-time.
5. commemorative, memorial, in honor of.

holier-than-thou, adj. sanctimonious, self-righteous, Pharisaic, Pharisaical, tartuffian, pietistic, pietistical; unctuous, smug, self-satisfied, Inf. uppity, Inf. uppish, haughty, snobbish,

holiness, n. sanctity, sanctitude, saintliness, godliness; sacredness, divineness, divinity; religiosity, spirituality, devoutness, piety, religiousness, reverence; righteousness, goodness, virtue, virtuousness, purity, chastity, grace.

holler, v. Informal, shout, cry out, halloo; hurrah, huzzah, cheer, whoop; bellow, roar, thunder, bawl, howl, yowl; yell, scream, shriek, squall, yammer, clamor.

hollow, adj. 1. empty, unfilled, hollowed, not solid, not dense, excavated, drained, vacant, blank; depressed, concave, dented, indented, caved in, Inf. stoved in; incurved, incurving, incurvate, cupped, cup-shaped, alveolate, alveolated; dipping, sunk, sunken, cavernous.
2. muffled, dull,
It. sordo, deep, not resonant, flat, toneless, dead, sepulchral.
3. valueless, useless, inefficacious, unavailing, of no use or avail, bootless, fruitless; gainless, profitless, unprofitable, worthless, too dear, not worth it, Pyrrhic; meaningless, unmeaning, senseless, without sense, insignificant, unsignificative, trivial.
4. insincere, hypocritical, artful, cunning, wily, tricky, sophistic; feigned, sham, counterfeit, artificial, spurious, made-up, fabricated; false, mendacious, lying, dissembling, truthless, untruthful, uncandid, untrue; deceptive, two-faced,
Inf. fork-tongued.

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