Thesaurus / edifice
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With a powerful lever the soldiers attempted to prise open the door of the columbarium, shaking the edifice on its foundations.
THE DEATH OF THE GODSDMITRI MREJKOWSKI
Close at hand the edifice gained in austerity and dignity while it lost the last of its scanty air of hospitality.
DOOM CASTLENEIL MUNRO
They perform important offices, although they are not the materials to rear and consolidate the edifice of thought.
ON THE NATURE OF THOUGHTJOHN HASLAM
He was a forgotten unit in that subaltern rank, on whose individual merits the titled built their edifice of fame.
The growl is in fact no other than the humming note of bull-roarers swung by men, who are concealed within the edifice.
THE BELIEF IN IMMORTALITY AND THE WORSHIP OF THE DEAD, VOLUME I (OF 3)SIR JAMES GEORGE FRAZER
Some men build a large portico in front of the edifice they erect.
PEN PICTURESB. F. CRAIG
A few long flag-staffs, fixed on the roof of the palace, do not add to the beauty of the edifice.
I also had under consideration the sound material with which to build my edifice.
AN AUTOBIOGRAPHYIGOR STRAVINSKY
Thus the edifice, begun in the late Gothic style, shows a strong leaning towards the forms of the Renaissance.
LEGENDS, TALES AND POEMSGUSTAVO ADOLFO BECQUER
A well-nourished hand crept round the corner of the edifice and enveloped Rollo's in a powerful grip.
THE MAN UPSTAIRSP. G. WODEHOUSE
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