What is another word for Scaur?

Pronunciation: [skˈɔː] (IPA)

Scaur, a noun meaning a steep cliff or a rocky outcrop, has various synonyms that can be used interchangeably in different contexts. Some of the synonyms for scaur include bluff, crag, escarpment, precipice, and cliff face. Each of these words signifies a different kind of structure, but all connote something that is steep and rugged. For instance, if you want to describe a sheer and rocky wall of a mountain, you can use the synonym 'precipice.' Whereas, bluff or escarpment are more general terms used to describe a cliff-like structure. Therefore, you can choose the synonym depending on the context and intended meaning to make your text more vibrant and engaging.

What are the hypernyms for Scaur?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Scaur

Thy hazel copses, and thy rugged Scaur, With yellow-blooming whins have banished far All thoughts of his poor, weak and sickly frame, And raised his love of Nature to a flame!
"The Emigrant Mechanic and Other Tales In Verse Together With Numerous Songs Upon Canadian Subjects"
Thomas Cowherd
But when the waters cleared, hope returned to their hearts, and when, at length, Beowulf uprose from the water of the mere and they saw that in his hand he bore the head of the Grendel, there was no lonely Scaur, nor cliff, nor rock of the land of the Danes that did not echo the glad cry of "Beowulf!
"A Book of Myths"
Jean Lang
The ruin, once a fortified house and called a castle, stood on a sloping root or spur that ran from the hill down to the bank of the stream, where it stopped abruptly with a steep Scaur, at whose foot lay a dark pool.
"What's Mine's Mine V1"
George MacDonald

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