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noun as in facing

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It is part and parcel of the implicit politics of Snap Judgment, which folds the margins of American society into its center.

Cyril folds his hands into tight, hard knots and beats them quietly against his knees.

Roll-neck designs were made in fine pleats with arms buried in folds of curved material.

The Daily Pic: Sebastian Errazuriz designs shelving that folds away.

“From up close the sinews and folds of muscle seemed to conceal a mysterious code,” he muses.

Her eyes were not nearly as soft as they had been, while she picked up the hanging folds of pink cloth, and went on.

Ramona had covered the box with white cloth, and the lace altar-cloth thrown over it fell in folds to the floor.

Between the green and gold folds of his silken handkerchief his gentle brown eyes always regarded her.

Then he got slowly upon his knees, and, gently removing the incumbent folds of canvas, looked out.

The golden shimmer of Edna's satin gown spread in rich folds on either side of her.


On this page you'll find 12 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to folds, such as: applique, backing, binding, braid, embroidery, and hem.

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