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synonyms for caryatid

  • monument
  • brace
  • buttress
  • colonnade
  • cylinder
  • mast
  • minaret
  • monolith
  • obelisk
  • pedestal
  • peristyle
  • pier
  • pilaster
  • post
  • prop
  • pylon
  • shaft
  • standard
  • stay
  • stele
  • support
  • totem
  • tower
  • upright
  • underpinning
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How to use caryatid in a sentence

The caryatid form of pier is generally found, in temples, in the peristyles of the fore-courts or the hypostyles of the pronaos.
A HISTORY OF ART IN ANCIENT EGYPT, VOL. I (OF 2)GEORGES PERROT
Then he noticed Alicia, sitting motionless in her seat, just as he had left her, with the expressionless face of a caryatid.
THE ENEMIES OF WOMENVICENTE BLASCO IBEZ
It stood probably in the portico and may have served as a Caryatid.
PROBLEMS IN PERICLEAN BUILDINGSG. W. ELDERKIN
The famous caryatid porch faces the south, looking toward the Parthenon.
THE BROCHURE SERIES OF ARCHITECTURAL ILLUSTRATION, VOLUME 01, NO. 08, AUGUST 1895VARIOUS
Observe beneath these rags those caryatid bodies, those austere faces!
THE SIMPLE LIFECHARLES WAGNER
Jean Valjean, who was present, supported the caryatid with his shoulder, and gave the workmen time to arrive.
LES MISRABLESVICTOR HUGO
De Stancy went into the hall, and on to the gallery, where Dare was standing as still as a caryatid.
A LAODICEANTHOMAS HARDY
The one on this side is resigned, and as beautiful as a caryatid.
RODIN: THE MAN AND HIS ARTJUDITH CLADEL
She stands in the field like a caryatid, like a symbol of fertile nature.
THE HISTORY OF MODERN PAINTING, VOLUME 2 (OF 4)RICHARD MUTHER
I do not know its history, though some one assured me that it was a caryatid.
THE NEAR EASTROBERT HICHENS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
Choose the synonym for future
capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO CARYATID

  • brace
  • buttress
  • caryatid
  • colonnade
  • cylinder
  • mast
  • minaret
  • monolith
  • monument
  • obelisk
  • pedestal
  • peristyle
  • pier
  • pilaster
  • post
  • prop
  • pylon
  • shaft
  • standard
  • stay
  • stele
  • support
  • totem
  • tower
  • underpinning
  • upright
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.