Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


Carved patterns in low relief may be applied to door-panels.

The sides are covered with hieroglyphics in low relief just as at Copan.

At intervals are low relief pilasters; the capitals of these are gilded.

There is, indeed, a peculiar value in low relief, for purposes of idealization.

I am speaking now of moderate and low relief, although even in high relief the best masters have always respected the principle.

Painted in low relief, the oil-painting presents his intention less satisfactorily than his etching of the same subject.

Set about the shoulder are four medallion-like faces, the features of which are modeled roughly in low relief.

The bottom of the vessel is nearly flat, and the legs are modeled in low relief upon it.

At the end of the sanctuary recently discovered near Palenque by Maler, are three slabs of sculptured stone in low relief.

While he uses carving, it is generally applied in low relief and does not interfere with the lines of construction.