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synonyms for alcove

  • compartment
  • cubicle
  • anteroom
  • bay
  • bower
  • corner
  • cubbyhole
  • niche
  • recess
  • study
See also synonyms for: alcoves
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How to use alcove in a sentence

They ducked into an alcove alongside the building, trying to block the young students’ view of the carnage.
AT A CHRISTMAS PARADE, ‘COMFORT AND JOY’ TURNS TO CARNAGE AND FEAR: ‘THERE WERE BODIES ALL OVER THE STREET’MARC FISHER, KIM BELLWARE, JOANNA SLATER, MARK GUARINONOVEMBER 23, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Favorite with the yacht set, the oldest coastal town founded by Croats, Sibernik, is a delightful spot built in an alcove where river meets sea.
THIS TOURIST HOTSPOT IS OPEN—AND BLISSFULLY QUIETLUCIE GRACEJULY 14, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
The room had floor-to-ceiling windows, and Rothko agreed to paint a triptych to fill an alcove on the room’s west wall, and two more paintings to face them from the east.
HOW THESE ROTHKOS WERE RESTORED WITHOUT TOUCHING THE CANVASADAM ROGERSMAY 30, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
In the alcove beyond the check-in desk, Sanchez and Diaz installed their gurney along a vacant stretch of beige hallway.
THE BROKEN FRONT LINEBY AVA KOFMAN, PHOTOGRAPHY BY KENDRICK BRINSON AND DAVID WALTER BANKSAPRIL 7, 2021PROPUBLICA
As well as embedding objects in them, some had small, undecorated alcoves just big enough for a single person to crouch within.
AN ANCIENT SITE WITH HUMAN SKULLS ON DISPLAY - ISSUE 89: THE DARK SIDEJO MARCHANTSEPTEMBER 2, 2020NAUTILUS
Gwynne walked about the large old-fashioned room with its bow-window, and alcove for the bed.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
In a special alcove was a large number of priceless Fourteenth and Sixteenth Century editions.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
In the shadow of an alcove seat Maxwell stood with a small black envelope in his hand.
THE WEIGHT OF THE CROWNFRED M. WHITE
Cheap, but pretty, curtains hung before the windows and about the alcove where the bed was.
THE LIGHT THAT LURESPERCY BREBNER
They stepped aside into an alcove set with card-tables, and Susannah gazed away from her companion and down the crowded ballroom.
THE RAKE'S PROGRESSMARJORIE BOWEN
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ALCOVE

  • alcove
  • oriel
  • picture window
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