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See definition of finial on Dictionary.com
  • as intop
  • as inpommel

synonyms for finial

  • cap
  • ceiling
  • cover
  • face
  • head
  • height
  • lid
  • peak
  • point
  • roof
  • surface
  • tip
  • acme
  • apex
  • apogee
  • capital
  • climax
  • cork
  • crest
  • crown
  • culmination
  • cusp
  • limit
  • maximum
  • meridian
  • pinnacle
  • spire
  • stopper
  • summit
  • superficies
  • utmost
  • vertex
  • zenith
  • fastigium
  • high point
See also synonyms for: finialed

antonyms for finial

MOST RELEVANT
  • bottom
  • nadir
  • personality
  • rear
  • base
  • foot
  • lowest
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    How to use finial in a sentence

    And not content with this exuberance in the external ornaments of the arch, the finial interferes with its traceries.
    THE STONES OF VENICE, VOLUME III (OF 3)JOHN RUSKIN
    He leads us up to the finial of one of the stalls, which is carved in the figure of a monk.
    PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 102, JUNE 11, 1892VARIOUS
    Each pillar is surmounted by a pinnacle, and behind each canopy rises a crocketed gable, again crowned by a huge finial.
    BELL'S CATHEDRALS: THE CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF RIPONCECIL WALTER CHARLES HALLETT
    Over each seat is an ogee canopy, cinquefoil, crocketed, and surmounted by a huge finial.
    BELL'S CATHEDRALS: THE CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF RIPONCECIL WALTER CHARLES HALLETT
    On each of its faces is an entrance through a pointed arch, ornamented with crockets and a finial.
    THE MIRROR OF LITERATURE, AMUSEMENT, AND INSTRUCTION, NO. 470VARIOUS
    Over the east door of the cloister is a Piet in the tympanum, whilst the finial of the canopy is a crucifix.
    SOME ACCOUNT OF GOTHIC ARCHITECTURE IN SPAINGEORGE EDMUND STREET
    The lid is a high cone surmounted by a small vase-shaped finial, and is hinged to the upper socket of the handle.
    ALL ABOUT COFFEEWILLIAM H. UKERS
    In 1843, seven feet were added to its elevation, with the present finial which formed a consistent termination to the crockets.
    A COMPREHENSIVE HISTORY OF NORWICHA. D. BAYNE
    It terminates in a handsome finial, and is the loftiest in England except that of Salisbury.
    A COMPREHENSIVE HISTORY OF NORWICHA. D. BAYNE
    The finial, excluding its pyramidal base, should have the dimensions of the capital of a column.
    TEN BOOKS ON ARCHITECTUREVITRUVIUS
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    OCTOBER 26, 1985
    Choose the synonym for future
    capacitor

    WORDS RELATED TO FINIAL

    • belabor
    • club
    • cudgel
    • finial
    • handle
    • knob
    • maul
    • pound
    • pummel
    • saddlebow
    • strike
    • thwack
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