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noun as in structure

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It would mean the entire edifice of the American state has become a tool for repressing conservatives.

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Some of the indoor-size pieces at the venue — notably “Exterior,” a sort of self-contained canyon — are built in the same way as the public edifices.

For years, residents have pleaded for the city to convert the handsome red-brick edifice and two-acre grounds into the kind of community center many neighborhoods take for granted.

Such an edifice would be comparable to those found all over Mars, said Hamilton, which means this eruption could allow scientists to watch one grow on Earth in real time.

They held theirs at the high school football stadium, a hulking edifice that can seat 15,000.

Eventually I get there, and call “Eddie” from outside the vast edifice.

Even at two stories, the brick edifice seems to tower over the rest of the town.

And this is a very unstable edifice on which to build even a limited verbal machine.

DS: I can remember the moment when I was eleven years old where the religious edifice cracked for me.

A stage was erected next to the edifice and hundreds would gather to watch floggings, crying out “Allahu Akbar!”

It was an antique, half-Gothic, half-Saracenic looking edifice, which they now approached.

The building in which meat and vegetables are sold, is a fine handsome edifice resembling a temple.

Enter the sacred edifice slowly, reverentially, and take your seat quietly.

A rich, tender sunshine is streaming in through the windows, and gilding the stately edifice with the purest light.

The cathedral is one of lesserPg 273 importance among the great English churches, though on the whole it is an imposing edifice.


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On this page you'll find 16 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to edifice, such as: monument, skyscraper, building, construction, erection, and habitation.

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