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Synonyms for promontory
ˈprɒm ənˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. promontory, headland, head, foreland(noun)

    a natural elevation (especially a rocky one that juts out into the sea)

    Synonyms:
    headway, headland, heading, straits, oral sex, capitulum, psyche, school principal, question, read/write head, forefront, point, header, drumhead, mind, chief, headspring, head, nous, fountainhead, head teacher, caput, pass, principal, brain, head word, foreland, top dog

Wiktionary

  1. promontory(noun)

    Synonyms:
    hoe, headland

  2. promontory(noun)

    A high point of land extending into a body of water, headland; cliff.

    Synonyms:
    hoe, headland

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. promontory

    Synonyms:
    headland, jutland, cape

    Antonyms:
    bay, cove, recess

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. promontory(n.)

    Synonyms:
    headland, foreland, cape

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    headland

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How to use promontory in a sentence?

  1. Victor Hugo:

    Genius is a promontory jutting out of the infinite.

  2. John Donne:

    No man is an Island, entire of itself every man is a piece of the Continent, a part of the main if a clod be washed away by the sea, Europe is the less, as well as if a promontory were, as well as if a manor of thy friends or of thine own were any man's death diminishes me, because I am involved in Mankind And therefore never send to know for whom the bell tolls It tolls for thee.

  3. Socrates:

    See one promontory, one mountain, one sea, one river and see all.

  4. D. H. Lawrence:

    We only seem to learn from Life that Life doesn't matter so much as it seemed to do -- it's not so burningly important, after all, what happens. We crawl, like blinking sea-creatures, out of the Ocean onto a spur of rock, we creep over the promontory bewildered and dazzled and hurting ourselves, then we drop in the ocean on the other side: and the little transit doesn't matter so much.


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