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noun as in couch

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Howard moved unsteadily to the divan in his Capitol Hill home and stared at the fire burning in the grate.

I carried her to the divan, and went to look for him, but he was not in the house, and the servants were gone to bed.

Marlon Brando yelled at the audience about dead children from a divan clad in a purple muumuu.

Sir Lucien threw himself nonchalantly upon the divan, and took out his cigarette-case.

On a shelf above the divan, however, were many books, and Gwynne ran his eye over them.

Monte Irvin, very pale and haggard, sat upon the divan beside Quentin Gray.

The present Great Mogul has so little taste, that he has had this divan divided into two parts by a very paltry partition wall.

The rich old piano and Maud's guitar occupied one corner, and a low, velvet divan the other, on each side of the mantel.


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On this page you'll find 8 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to divan, such as: davenport, lounge, seat, and sofa.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.