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synonyms for apse

  • alcove
  • ambush
  • angle
  • bay
  • break
  • carrel
  • cavity
  • cell
  • closet
  • cove
  • cranny
  • crutch
  • crypt
  • cubicle
  • dent
  • depression
  • depths
  • embrasure
  • fork
  • heart
  • hole
  • hollow
  • indentation
  • mouth
  • nook
  • opening
  • oriel
  • penetralia
  • reaches
  • retreat
  • slot
  • socket
  • hiding place
  • secret place
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antonyms for apse

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  • bulge
  • closure
  • misfortune
  • solid
  • continuation
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How to use apse in a sentence

The nave and porch were floored with plain red tesserae: in the apse was a simple mosaic panel in red, black and white.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
The archway of the south transept apse is now the entrance to St. Catherine's Chapel.
BELL'S CATHEDRALS: THE CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF CARLISLEC. KING ELEY
He walked across to the grave-yard under a blackened wall—a bit of the apse of the vanished church—and sat down on a grave-stone.
COMING HOMEEDITH WHARTON
The Ducal Palace begins to show mouldings on both sides, 28, 31; and 35 is a complete arch moulding from the apse of the Frari.
THE STONES OF VENICE, VOLUME III (OF 3)JOHN RUSKIN
The apse was developed from the somewhat similar part of the Roman basilic, in which the magistrate (prtor) sat.
THE NEW GRESHAM ENCYCLOPEDIA. VOL. 1 PART 2VARIOUS
On either side of these central windows, a shaft, made in short joints, runs up the apse from base to eaves.
BELL'S CATHEDRALS: THE CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF RIPONCECIL WALTER CHARLES HALLETT
That eastern portion is clearly planned for an apse or chancel of some kind.
BELL'S CATHEDRALS: THE CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF RIPONCECIL WALTER CHARLES HALLETT
These columns are round on the faade, the eastern apse, and the apse at the end of each transept, but become pilasters elsewhere.
CATHEDRAL CITIES OF ITALYWILLIAM WIEHE COLLINS
The apse of the cathedral consists of five chapels; the middle one is dedicated to the saint.
CATHEDRAL CITIES OF ITALYWILLIAM WIEHE COLLINS
The choir is a five-sided apse, round which are the canons' stalls of good intarsia work.
CATHEDRAL CITIES OF ITALYWILLIAM WIEHE COLLINS
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WORDS RELATED TO APSE

  • alcove
  • ambush
  • angle
  • apse
  • bay
  • break
  • carrel
  • cavity
  • cell
  • closet
  • cove
  • cranny
  • crutch
  • crypt
  • cubicle
  • dent
  • depression
  • depths
  • embrasure
  • fork
  • heart
  • hiding place
  • hole
  • hollow
  • indentation
  • mouth
  • nook
  • opening
  • oriel
  • penetralia
  • reaches
  • retreat
  • secret place
  • slot
  • socket
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.