What is another word for pits?

Pronunciation: [pˈɪts] (IPA)

The word "pits" can refer to a variety of things, such as small depressions in the ground, holes or cavities in a surface, or the seeds found in certain fruits. Depending on the context, there are several synonyms that can be used instead. For example, holes could be referred to as hollows, cavities or indentations, while depressions may also be known as dips or troughs. Alternatively, the seeds from fruits like cherries or peaches may be called stones, kernels or pits. Using synonyms can help to add variety to your writing and avoid repetition, as well as making your language more interesting and engaging.

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Usage examples for Pits

She aye pits the last first an' the first last.
"The Eye of Dread"
Payne Erskine
The Wahimas fear lions but the Wahimas dig pits and if in the night time the lion falls in, then the Wahimas laugh.
"In Desert and Wilderness"
Henryk Sienkiewicz
In fact there were now, at his feet, pits of so dismal and impenetrable a blackness that he refused to look down, but clung rather to his determination to make all things right with Clare again, and then things would come round.
"Fortitude"
Hugh Walpole

Famous quotes with Pits

  • Life is just a bowl of pits.
    Rodney Dangerfield
  • The system of volunteerism is divisive. It pits one charity against the others for the charity dollar.
    Phil Donahue
  • This battle for 'common-sense' gun control laws pits emotion and passion against logic and reason. All too often in such a contest, logic loses. So, expect more meaningless, if not harmful, 'gun control' legislation. Good news - if you're a crook.
    Larry Elder
  • The real problem is that the way that power is given out in our society pits us against each other.
    Anita Hill
  • One pits his wits against apparently inscrutable nature, wooing her with ardor but nature is blind justice who cannot recognize personal identity.
    Charles Brenton Huggins

Related words: deep pits, deep hole, deep gorge, deep canyon, bottomless pits, bottomless hole, bottomless gorge, bottomless canyon

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