Thesaurus / arches
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


Beneath some of the arches, the sellers of macaroni and polenta establish their stalls, which are by no means inviting.

Pictures from ItalyCharles Dickens

The length of this viaduct is 105 yards, and the highest of the seven arches about fifty feet.

Old RomeRobert Burn

The markings on the under wings have a tendency to run into arches, one arch above the other.

Field and HedgerowRichard Jefferies

This is especially true of the external walls, with their arches, pillars, cornices.

Passing through one of the three arches of this portal we come to the noble choir.

The Spell of FlandersEdward Neville Vose

The arches spring from smaller pilasters joined to the larger ones.

The prediction is fulfilled; the bridge has begun to give way, and workmen are busy in repairing its arches.

Letters of a TravellerWilliam Cullen Bryant

They can also be trained over the doll garden-frames and arches.

Arches spanned the principal streets, flowers and bunting made the day brilliant with color, and fireworks illumined the night.

The History of Cuba, vol. 4Willis Fletcher Johnson

In the rest there are arches, which have been filled up with masonry from the beginning.


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