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noun as in molding

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Lingering cornices and deep snowdrifts can be onerous and present obstacles.

Everywhere were drifts of fresh snow, creating funny, curled-up noses along the cornice edges.

We often see stunning videos of avalanches with massive cornices tumbling down sheer cliffs, or snowfields sloughing off into steep bowls.

I questioned each decision, the stability of each slope and cornice, and the security of each rock.

The angle of my bridge and the curvature of the snout itself create a steep slope to a cornice—perfect for sending poorly fit coverings off the edge.

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

It consists of two stories rising to a cornice topped by a steep, many-dormered roof.

A richly corbelled cornice crowns the structure, above which a spire was projected by Giotto, but never carried out.

The horizontal lines of the architrave and cornice predominate over the vertical lines of the columns.

A little later the walls began to be covered with panels of thin slabs of marble with a baseboard and cornice.

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On this page you'll find 6 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to cornice, such as: band, crown, drip, frame, furnish, and eave.

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