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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ANTECHAMBER

He dashed out into the antechamber, and I heard him bellowing orders.

She was removed to the Conciergerie, the antechamber of the guillotine.

No sooner had I appeared in the antechamber than I was ushered into the presence of the secretary.

In your antechamber a capricious tyrant waits us all at birth.

The antechamber is full of them; and there they are—on promotion, you understand.

Two women, veiled, and two eunuchs of the guard, received them in an antechamber.

In the antechamber, peaceful also, two enormous lamps were burning.

Her captain is in my antechamber; his postchaise at my door.

"She has just entered the antechamber," said Ronald, comprehending his look.

Some should be placed in the antechamber; you have not thought of that before?

WORD ORIGIN

1650s, from French antichambre (16c.), on analogy of Italian anticamera (see ante and chamber).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR ANTECHAMBER

cell

nounsmall room, container
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