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noun as in taper

Strongest match

Strong matches

Weak match

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Example Sentences

At Celeste, they’ve put out candles and heaters on the outdoor patio, but as it gets colder, it’s likely diners are just going to have to move inside, where the restaurant has expanded into an upstairs space for better distancing.

From Eater

Customers started messaging Otherland’s Instagram account, asking the company if it still had any holiday-scented candles left.

From Digiday

When someone gives you a scented candle, you will think of that person each time you light it.

This is a top-quality variety pack of calming and relaxing scented candles.

Here are some of our favorite scented candles available today.

Yeah, the “Giant man-puppy” that is Gronkowski won't hold a sexual candle to the blue-eyed dreamboat.

Unlike the Soviet Union at a certain period in history, the Russian economy does not hold a candle to that of the United States.

Alastair Sim had jowls like melting candle wax, a snarl like a cornered cat and eyes cold with contempt.

This candle may just be the perfect stocking stuffer or gift for a dear friend.

And she said, “No, you are on fire,” and my arm had caught on fire from a candle on this mantelpiece.

The faint candle-light glimmered on a ponderous gilded cornice, which had also sustained violence.

Groping to the chimney-place with the aid of his matches, Mr. Collingwood found the candle and lit it.

In a niche in the mud wall was a cheap print of the Madonna, one candle just smouldering out before it.

"I am not Lady Macbeth," said Isabel, with a tremor in her own voice, as she entered and blew out the candle.

You may burn a candle, said the Jew, putting one upon the table; and heres a book for you to read till they come to fetch you.


On this page you'll find 9 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to candle, such as: torch, dip, flambeau, rushlight, and bougie.

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