(Adjectives). High, elevated, eminent, exalted, lofty, supernal, tall, towering, beetling, soaring, stalwart, colossal, gigantic, Patagonian, culminating, raised, elevated, etc., perched up, hanging (gardens), crowning.

    Upland, moorland, hilly, mountainous, cloud-touching, heaven-kissing, cloud-topt, cloud-capt, Alpine, subalpine, aerial; orographical.

    Upper, uppermost 210, topgallant.

    Overhanging, impending, incumbent, overlying, superincumbent, supernatant, superimposed, hovering.

    (Phrases). Tall as a maypole; tall as a steeple; tall as a poplar.

    (Adverbs). On high, high up, aloft, above, aloof, overhead, in the clouds, on tiptoe, on stilts, on the shoulders of, over head and ears.

    Over, upwards, from top to bottom, from top to toe, from head to foot, cap-à-pie, a capite ad calcem.

  • Lowness (Substantives), lowlands, depression, a molehill, recumbency, prostration, see Horizontality 213.
  • A ground-floor, basement, rez de chaussée 191, hold.

    (Verbs). To be low, etc., crouch, slouch, lie flat.

    To lower, depress 306, take down a peg, prostrate, subvert.

    (Adjectives). Low, neap, nether, prostrate, flat, level with the ground, grovelling, crouched, crouching, subjacent, underlying, squat.

    (Adverbs). Under, beneath, underneath, below, down, adown, over head and ears, downwards, underfoot, at the foot of, underground, at a low ebb.

  • Depth (Substantives), deepness, profundity, profoundness, depression, bathos, anticlimax, depth of water, draught.
  • A hollow, pit, shaft, well, crater, gulf, abyss, abysm, bottomless pit, hell.

    Soundings, submersion, plunge, dive 310.


    (Verbs). To be deep, etc.

    To render deep, etc., to deepen, sink, submerge, plunge, dip, dive 310.

    To dig, scoop out, hollow, sink, delve 252.

    (Adjectives). Deep, deep-seated, profound, sunk, buried, submerged, etc., subaqueous, submarine, subterranean, underground, subterrene, abysmal; bathymetrical, bathymetric.

    Bottomless, soundless, fathomless, unfathomed, unsounded, unplumbed, unfathomable.

    (Phrases). Deep as a well; ankle-deep; knee-deep; breast-deep; chin-deep.

    (Adverbs). Beyond one's depth, out of one's depth, underground.

    (Phrase). Over head and ears.

  • Shallowness (Substantives), shoaliness, shoals.

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