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synonyms for frieze

  • decoration
  • embellishment
  • architectural ornament
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How to use frieze in a sentence

The side walls are surmounted with a chaste frieze, and running towards the base are “stations” and statues of saints.
OUR CHURCHES AND CHAPELSATTICUS
They are crowned with capitals of bronze and support the enormous beam of a frieze formed of six polished blocks.
WAYS OF WAR AND PEACEDELIA AUSTRIAN
They saw faint images of painted martyrs and angels peering down from the frieze and vaulting.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
Over this they usually wear a sleeveless jacket of brown frieze, and the cap is of light brown felt, shaped like half a gourd.
THE CRADLE OF MANKINDW.A. WIGRAM
The frieze was composed of a tricusped arcade with small columns carried on corbels with carved heads.
YPRES AND THE BATTLES OF YPRESUNKNOWN
The upper portion of the walls was decorated with an ornamental frieze and a battlement bordered with fine moulding.
YPRES AND THE BATTLES OF YPRESUNKNOWN
Finally, there was a frieze extending around the temple wall, to be seen from within the portico.
GREEK SCULPTUREESTELLE M. HURLL
Fine as is the effect of repose in the Parthenon frieze, the composition is likewise full of spirit and life.
GREEK SCULPTUREESTELLE M. HURLL
Very fair and surprising it is with its frieze of angels' heads by Donatello, helped perhaps by Desiderio da Settignano.
FLORENCE AND NORTHERN TUSCANY WITH GENOAEDWARD HUTTON
As a whole composition it was immutable, as permanent, as decorative and as appropriate as the frieze of the Parthenon.
SINISTER STREET, VOL. 1COMPTON MACKENZIE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO FRIEZE

  • architectural ornament
  • decoration
  • embellishment
  • frieze
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.