Synonyms for fabric

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Even through the fabric of their suits he could feel her trembling.

Nona was gripping his hand with a pressure that penetrated the fabric.

It left in the paper an indistinct impression resembling a fabric.

The tale of Atlantis is the fabric of a vision, but it has never ceased to interest mankind.

Then all the fabric of his mother's honor would there and then tumble to the ground.

Anyhow, since then we have added nothing to the fabric of life.

The material may be either silk, or cloth, or any other fabric which may be preferred.

His gloved fingers were trying to rip at the fabric around my throat.

For a moment the orderly Universe is disarranged and the fabric of belief is ripped.

The gelatine is applied warm, and cooled before the fabric is taken off.

WORD ORIGIN

late 15c., "building, thing made," from Middle French fabrique (14c.), from Latin fabrica "workshop," also "an art, trade; a skillful production, structure, fabric," from faber "artisan who works in hard materials," from PIE *dhabh- "to fit together." Sense in English evolved via "manufactured material" (1753) to "textile" (1791).

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