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I leaned back in the embrasure in a more comfortable position, so that I could enjoy more fully the aerial gambolling.

I turned with a gasp of excitement and satisfaction: yes, the embrasure of the wall was deep enough; what a wall it was!

The bank was a parapet, behind which the gunboats crouched, firing up the bayou as through an embrasure.

The men who work these guns now do not need to see the enemy, even through the porthole or the embrasure.

The day before yesterday he saw the smoke from an embrasure on his left and heard a shell coming, but did not see it.


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On this page you'll find 64 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to embrasure, such as: incision, indentation, cavity, crater, crenel, and cut.

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