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synonyms for graven

  • carved
  • etched
  • sculptured
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How to use graven in a sentence

They are turned back: let them be greatly confounded, that trust in a graven thing, that say to a molten thing: You are our god.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
And I will make thy bulwarks of jasper: and thy gates of graven stones, and all thy borders of desirable stones.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
What doth the graven thing avail, because the maker thereof hath graven it, a molten, and a false image?
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Of all these graven images existed, carved by men's hands,--some in the form of animals, like the winged bulls of Nineveh.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME IJOHN LORD
"Ay, with the cross graven on it," I answered; and my words checked a laugh that was on Evan's lips.
A PRINCE OF CORNWALLCHARLES W. WHISTLER
She sat in her chair quite motionless, but her face had become like the face of some graven image.
THE DOUBLE FOURE. PHILLIPS OPPENHEIM
And in the midst of all this turmoil, a sense of unpardonable injustice remained graven in his memory.
TALES AND FANTASIESROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
The principal bas-relief is a huge square panel, graven on the face of a rock bastion which immediately overhangs the stream.
THE CRADLE OF MANKINDW.A. WIGRAM
And poor Hannah, the maid, white aproned and capped, would stand behind Aunt Harriet like a miserable conscious graven image.
THE BUTTERFLY HOUSEMARY E. WILKINS FREEMAN
Frankle's face was a graven mask as he searched their faces dispassionately.
THE LINKALAN EDWARD NOURSE
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WORDS RELATED TO GRAVEN

  • carven
  • chased
  • chiseled
  • cut
  • engraved
  • etched
  • furrowed
  • graved
  • graven
  • grooved
  • hewed
  • hewn
  • modeled
  • scissored
  • sculpted
  • sculptured
  • slashed
  • sliced
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