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synonyms for alcoves

  • compartment
  • cubicle
  • anteroom
  • bay
  • bower
  • corner
  • cubbyhole
  • niche
  • recess
  • study
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How to use alcoves in a sentence

Extraordinary bays and alcoves, never before dreamed of by the Ecole des Beaux Arts gave light and shadow to long walls.
OVER THE FRONT IN AN AEROPLANE AND SCENES INSIDE THE FRENCH AND FLEMISH TRENCHESRALPH PULITZER
Many surprising little alcoves and odd, cell-like rooms were distributed all through the church.
THE PONY RIDER BOYS IN TEXASFRANK GEE PATCHIN
Instantly they scrambled out of their alcoves, pulled on their coats and trousers; and noiselessly stole out into the night.
BOYHOOD IN NORWAYHJALMAR HJORTH BOYESEN
In alcoves half-veiled with silken curtains stood statues in gold and bronze.
THE LAND OF THE CHANGING SUNWILLIAM N. HARBEN
All through both alcoves Harvey searched, and his face was rather pale when he and Frank returned to the table.
FRANK MERRIWELL'S CHUMSBURT L. STANDISH
Many unexpected alcoves and corridors, and in these the old furniture was worn and decayed.
PATTY'S FRIENDSCAROLYN WELLS
A large room was shelved around in alcoves, reserved for some particular kind of books.
HELEN GRANT'S SCHOOLDAYSAMANDA M. DOUGLAS
Shandor found a reading booth in one of the alcoves on the second floor, and plugged in the index.
BEAR TRAPALAN EDWARD NOURSE
We were shown to an apartment in which were two alcoves containing beds.
THE BIBLE IN SPAINGEORGE BORROW
He remembered its restful quiet, the coolness of its aisles and alcoves.
THE COURAGE OF MARGE O'DOONEJAMES OLIVER CURWOOD
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