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synonyms for onyx

  • brunet
  • charcoal
  • coal
  • ebony
  • jet
  • jetty
  • obsidian
  • pitch
  • raven
  • sable
  • slate
  • sloe
  • atramentous
  • clouded
  • dingy
  • dusky
  • ebon
  • inklike
  • inky
  • livid
  • melanoid
  • murky
  • piceous
  • pitch-black
  • pitch-dark
  • pitchy
  • shadowy
  • somber
  • sombre
  • sooty
  • starless
  • stygian
  • swart
  • swarthy
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How to use onyx in a sentence

The body had fallen at the base of one of the great onyx columns, near the side wall of the lobby.
IN THE ONYX LOBBYCAROLYN WELLS
The seal was a heavy, square onyx, with a foul anchor engraved on one side.
BELFORD'S MAGAZINE, VOL. II, NO. 3, FEBRUARY 1889VARIOUS
A close inspection would also separate them into several varieties—as onyx, agate, dotted agate, &c.
SUMMARY NARRATIVE OF AN EXPLORATORY EXPEDITION TO THE SOURCES OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER, IN 1820HENRY ROWE SCHOOLCRAFT
The columns and pillars of onyx and bronze held up a magnificent ceiling, broken by the circular stained glass of the skylight.
THE ENEMIES OF WOMENVICENTE BLASCO IBEZ
One of the most beautiful stalagmitic rocks is the so-called onyx marble of Algeria.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 17, SLICE 6VARIOUS
This stalagmite is much deeper in colour and less translucent than the onyx marbles of Algeria and Mexico.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 17, SLICE 6VARIOUS
The great altar is a magnificent piece of carving and gold work; the windows are set with thin slabs of onyx.
IN INDIAN MEXICO (1908)FREDERICK STARR
He laid the paper on the little, useless onyx table that stood beside her chair.
THE GIRL AND THE BILLBANNISTER MERWIN
The one-dollar china pug is less harmful than an expensive onyx lamp-stand with moulded bronze mountings dipped in liquid gilding.
THE DECORATION OF HOUSESEDITH WHARTON
Mrs. Hancock had bought it in Cairo very cheap, and Edith hoped she would never know it was not real onyx.
ARUNDELEDWARD FREDERIC BENSON
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ONYX

  • charcoal
  • coal-black
  • ebony
  • inklike
  • inky
  • jet
  • obsidian
  • onyx
  • pitch-black
  • raven
  • sable
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.