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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.
You quickly change your carefully laid plan to something new—maybe a less obvious route that crosses a big avalanche path or a ridge guarded by a fat cornice.
The faint candle-light glimmered on a ponderous gilded cornice, which had also sustained violence.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
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.
THE PRIVATE LIFE OF THE ROMANSHAROLD WHETSTONE JOHNSTON
He shot forth a long arm to seize the overhanging rock cornice and drag his body over the ledge.
MENOTAHERNEST G. HENHAM
The mountain paths were narrow; they were often a mere cornice or ledge projecting over a giddy precipice.
RUDY AND BABETTEHANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN
"He isn't, probably," replied Fitch, whose eyes were contemplating the cornice of the building across the street.
A HOOSIER CHRONICLEMEREDITH NICHOLSON

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