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noun as in man-about-town

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However, when it came to practicality, especially during intense battle scenarios, the Corinthian helmets may have proved to be somewhat obtrusive to many of its wearers.

You might think it involves pistons, or at the very least the seductive feel of rich Corinthian leather.

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To-day the white Corinthian-looking building called Doryford House was at its best, in the soft lambent light of an autumn day.

Its proportions did not greatly differ from those of the Greek Corinthian, but the mouldings in general were more elaborate.

Late that night Henry Guion stood on the terrace below the Corinthian-columned portico.

At the end of a court yard is the principal front consisting of a fine portico, adorned with large corinthian pillars.

Then he hailed a hansom and desired to be driven to the street in which the Junior Corinthian Club was situated.


On this page you'll find 6 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to Corinthian, such as: cosmopolitan, playboy, sophisticate, citizen of the world, and city slicker.

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