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synonyms for cornice

  • band
  • crown
  • drip
  • frame
  • furnish
  • eave
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I questioned each decision, the stability of each slope and cornice, and the security of each rock.
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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.
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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.
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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.
HALLOWED HERITAGE: THE LIFE OF VIRGINIADOROTHY M. TORPEY
A richly corbelled cornice crowns the structure, above which a spire was projected by Giotto, but never carried out.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 5, SLICE 2VARIOUS
The horizontal lines of the architrave and cornice predominate over the vertical lines of the columns.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME IJOHN LORD
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
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