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noun as in bookshelf

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The Frank family hid alongside a handful of others, concealed in an annex behind a bookcase for about two years, to protect themselves from persecution.

They can act as additional bookcases, display framed photos, store extra office supplies, and more.

As we dragged the pleading critter up to and over the edge of a bookcase we marveled at the dark, twisted, absurdity of the scenario that seemed straight out of a coldhearted fairy tale.

Sometimes I’ll catch him sitting facing a wall or a bookcase, as frozen as a porcelain Nipper.

You could say, “Oh, there’s Mel, and there’s a lamp behind her and the messy bookcase,” and I can see your picture behind you.

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Next to his desk, Caro keeps a small bookcase of materials for whatever chapter he is writing.

My copy lies in back of a bookcase where I threw it in frustration before I got to page 100.

The writer turned to a bookcase and removed a volume in a faded cover that had once been bright with rainbow colors.

Sit down in that corner behind the bookcase and I'll read to you from one of the old poets, Byron, belike.

With his invincible patience he was waiting now, in her room up-stairs, standing before the bookcase with his back to the door.

Through the open doors she saw him as he turned and wandered to the bookcase and stood there, apparently absorbed.

"Not in plain sight, Ziz," said Wise, and he started moving out a bookcase to look behind it.


On this page you'll find 3 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to bookcase, such as: cabinet, and bookrack.

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