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noun as in curved opening

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My mother leaned into the archway while resting Ted on her hip, and let out a sigh of exhaustion.

But the shadow was not that of an archway; it was that of a vault.

Small children clambered on top of an archway surrounding the cemetery to watch the proceedings.

Over the archway are two sculptured figures in red terra-cotta, representing "Flora" and "Pomona."

“Come down here,” said the thief, turning sharp to the left and passing under a low archway.

The abbey gate still stands as a massive archway at one end of the river bridge.

Beside the keep there remains but one archway of all the extensive military works that at one time surrounded the Castle.

The mansion is approached by a small bridge crossing the river, whence one enters under a lofty archway the main courtyard.


On this page you'll find 5 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to archway, such as: entrance, and passage.

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