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Openwork in relief, when elaborated and minute in all its parts.

There is an openwork balustrade which surrounds the platform of the bell tower.

His trousers were gray rayon, and his footgear was openwork sandals.

Her openwork stockings were drawn so tight that the skin there also gleamed white.

It is surmounted by a crown wrought in openwork and of a fine effect.

The chapel is quite unenclosed, except by an openwork balustrade of marble, on which the carving looks very ancient.

The result was an openwork pattern heavily encrusted with beautiful fine embroidery.

The walls are mostly crowned with an openwork finish made by a simple arrangement of the bricks which is most effective.

She was quite shaking with the excitement, and pulled at her openwork mitts with smiling expectancy.

Through the openwork of the shaft Brett watched as the elevator car rose, greasy cables trembling and swaying.

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