Mae hadn’t seen him since their subterranean encounter, and did not care to.
Dave Eggers -- The Circle
Terrible noises are coming from him and from the dogs as if there is a conversation between them that is subterranean, volcanic.
Michael Ondaatje -- Running in the Family
The Labyrinth intersects with subterranean places all around the world.
Rick Riordan -- The Trials of Apollo
Here, people whisper, the Germans have renovated two kilometers of subterranean corridors under the medieval walls; they have built new defenses, new conduits, new escape routes, underground complexes of bewildering intricacy.
Anthony Doerr -- All the Light We Cannot See
The prodigious subterranean castle of salt which she has visited often and which may or may not be, as the Professor claims, one of Europe’s seven man-made wonders, is less an anticlimax in itself than a spectacle which simply fails to register on her awareness, so agitated has she been made by this indefinable whatever-it-is—this infatuation—which has struck her with the random heat of a lightning bolt, making her weak and a little ill.
William Styron -- Sophie’s Choice
Underneath them, like a subterranean platform, holding them up, is a row of iconic-looking symbols painted in the flat style of Egyptian tomb frescoes, each one enclosed in a white sphere: a red rose, an orange maple leaf, a shell.
Margaret Atwood -- Cat’s Eye
I can use any subterranean gateway—even this arch—to access the Labyrinth.
Rick Riordan -- The Blood of Olympus
It was clammy in the basement, an ugly subterranean chill.
Donna Tartt -- The Goldfinch
After maybe thirty seconds, I know I can’t stand being confined in the subterranean cell, and leave Buttercup to his own devices.
Suzanne Collins -- Mockingjay
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He therefore returned by the subterraneous gallery, and arrived in time to hear the exclamations of the turnkey, who called out for help.
Alexandre Dumas -- The Count of Monte Cristo
They were down in some subterranean place — the bottom of a well, for instance, or a very deep grave — but it was a place which, already far below him, was itself moving downwards.
George Orwell -- 1984
As they dropped farther into the subterranean foyer, the yawning space slowly emerged from the shadows.
Dan Brown -- The Da Vinci Code
The island attracted saltwater fish into its subterranean tunnels—how, I don’t know; perhaps fish ate the algae as gluttonously as I did.
Yann Martel -- Life of Pi
The swift black eddies of the subterranean river were suddenly horrible to me.
Stephenie Meyer -- The Host
Tom found a subterranean lake, shortly, which stretched its dim length away until its shape was lost in the shadows.
Mark Twain -- The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Yes? I was subterranean, out of range.
Dan Brown -- Angels & Demons
The water was pooling in a little canal, as if the sand were seeping into a subterranean crack.
Rick Riordan -- The Throne of Fire
A sound of subterranean flute playing came up and was almost lost in the steady remorseless persistence of the drums.
Aldous Huxley -- Brave New World
I have the means to expose your subterranean existence, and you are powerless to stop me.
Eoin Colfer -- Artemis Fowl
That night I reposed my wearied limbs in the boat, resolving the next morning to harbour what I had gotten in my new-found subterraneous grotto; & not to carry my cargo home to my ancient castle.
Daniel Defoe -- Robinson Crusoe
For twenty minutes, the rails clacked beneath us, the posts holding up the rock roof blurring past like a subterranean forest of gray tree trunks.
Homer Hickam -- October Sky
He would drill down next to the clinic for subterranean hot water, to fill hot-springs baths.
John Hersey -- Hiroshima
There are as many different subterranean stages as there are varying works, as there are extractions.
Victor Hugo -- Les Miserables
He did not know whether it was just a pool in the path, or the edge of an underground stream that crossed the passage, or the brink of a deep dark subterranean lake.
J.R.R. Tolkien -- The Hobbit
A subterranean stream ran past on one side of it.
C.S. Lewis -- Prince Caspian: The Return to Narnia
But suddenly, a crash of sound jarred the room, almost as if a subterranean blast had struck the walls and made them tremble.
Ayn Rand -- Atlas Shrugged
Their passage through the natural galleries and subterraneous apartments of the cavern was preceded by the shrieks and cries of hundreds of women and children.
James Fenimore Cooper -- The Last of the Mohicans
Thence, introduced into a half-subterranean gallery, he became, on the part of those who had brought him, the object of the grossest insults and the harshest treatment.
Alexandre Dumas -- The Three Musketeers
There was an immense sighing and moaning, like a subterranean bellows breathing in the lost catacombs.
Ray Bradbury -- The Martian Chronicles
Or maybe the lair was subterranean, underneath this very commonplace strip mall nestled up against a wooded hill in a nice family neighborhood.
Stephenie Meyer -- Breaking Dawn
For again Starbuck’s downcast eyes lighted up with the stubbornness of life; the subterranean laugh died away; the winds blew on; the sails filled out; the ship heaved and rolled as before.
Herman Melville -- Moby Dick
Was I left to perish of starvation in this subterranean world of darkness; or what fate, perhaps even more fearful, awaited me?
Edgar Allan Poe -- The Pit and the Pendulum
She did not hear him cross the courtyard beyond, nor see him pause in the archway that led from the subterranean path into the garden.
Louisa May Alcott -- Little Women
Putting things together, I reached a strong suggestion of an extensive system of subterranean ventilation, whose true import it was difficult to imagine.
H.G. Wells -- The Time Machine
I was smoking more those days, it was the tension, you could feel it, like a subterranean hum, although things seemed so quiet.
Margaret Atwood -- The Handmaid’s Tale
Antonia Shimerda liked to go with me, and we used to wonder a great deal about these birds of subterranean habit.
Willa Cather -- My Antonia
It had taken them two days to traverse the subterranean passage from Farthen Dur, though it felt longer to Eragon, due to the never-ending dusk that surrounded them and the silence it had imposed upon their group.
Christopher Paolini -- Eldest
Curly was afraid that the moccasins were lurking nearby in some secret subterranean den, waiting for darkness before they slithered out to begin their deadly hunt.
Carl Hiassen -- Hoot
The locker room was filled with shouts, echoes, and the subterranean sound of showers ~plashing on tile.
Stephen King -- Carrie
Meltwater sluiced furiously down innumerable surface and subterranean channels, creating a ghostly harmonic rumble that resonated through the body of the glacier.
Jon Krakauer -- Into Thin Air
Treebeard rumbled for a moment, as if he were pronouncing some deep, subterranean Entish malediction.
J.R.R. Tolkien -- The Two Towers
Early in the spring of 1943, the mine began to flood with water from subterranean springs.
Leslie Marmon Silko -- Ceremony
For he thought he heard a soft tread off in the subterranean vaults.
Ray Bradbury -- Something Wicked This Way Comes
The trees were dry and stubby, the mound was barren, and my attention was arrested by a water faucet sticking two feet out of the sand, like some subterranean periscope.
Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston & James D. Houston -- Farewell to Manzanar
There had been heads of enemies erected on poles for decoration, and their king had built himself an underground treasure chamber which was also a subterranean passage for escape.
T. H. White -- The Once and Future King
The rows of chops opened and shut in vast unison, and the sound of it was like to the muffled burr of subterranean machinery.
Mark Twain -- A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court
Sato asked, faint wisps of steam curling out of her mouth in the cold subterranean air.
Dan Brown -- The Lost Symbol
Because his coolness and self-confidence is subterranean, springing from beneath his casual demeanor, it’s important that surface issues, like how clean you keep your room, are afterthoughts.
Ron Suskind -- A Hope in the Unseen
Not when Dorothy has given you to understand that there is a secret subterraneous communication between your apartment and the chapel of St. Anthony, scarcely two miles off?