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synonyms for alabaster

  • alabastrine
  • fair
  • ivory
  • light
  • pale
  • white
  • translucent
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How to use alabaster in a sentence

See also the vignette on title page, copied from an alabaster slab in the Collegio Romano, originally from the Catacombs.
THE CATACOMBS OF ROMEWILLIAM HENRY WITHROW
This day Mrs. Russell did give my wife a very fine St. George, in alabaster, which will set out my wife's closett mightily.
DIARY OF SAMUEL PEPYS, COMPLETESAMUEL PEPYS
Round the chapel, known as the Dean's Chapel, there was a fine copper railing decorated with small alabaster figures.
YPRES AND THE BATTLES OF YPRESUNKNOWN
The form stretched its lovely arms, white as alabaster, and presently the hands rubbed a pair of sleepy eyes.
THE ADVENTURES OF KATHLYNHAROLD MACGRATH
An elegant monument of alabaster, with a bust of Pepys, taken from his portrait in the National Gallery, was unveiled in 1884.
MILTON'S ENGLANDLUCIA AMES MEAD
They preferred the small clocks in ebony or alabaster casings with ormolu mounts.
THE OLD FURNITURE BOOKN. HUDSON MOORE
The steps were broad white slabs of alabaster which gleamed in the shadows as he went lower and lower.
THE OLIVE FAIRY BOOKVARIOUS
Severnius took an alabaster cup from the base of the statue, filled it, and offered me a drink.
UNVEILING A PARALLELALICE ILGENFRITZ JONES AND ELLA MARCHANT
Thou alabaster,Broken at last, to fill the house of GodWith rich celestial fragrance!
THE SAINT'S TRAGEDYCHARLES KINGSLEY
Within, there is a curious mutilated alabaster figure, apparently a Virgin and Child, and there is an old mural painting.
THE CORNWALL COASTARTHUR L. SALMON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ALABASTER

  • alabaster
  • argent
  • blanched
  • bleached
  • blond
  • blonde
  • chalky
  • colorless
  • creamy
  • faded
  • fair-haired
  • fair-skinned
  • flaxen-haired
  • light
  • milky
  • neutral
  • pale
  • pale-faced
  • pallid
  • pearly
  • sallow
  • silvery
  • snowy
  • tow-haired
  • tow-headed
  • white
  • whitish
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