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noun as in sitting room

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The lack of such a database today is undermining efforts in Florida to combat human-trafficking networks at illicit massage parlors, Russo said.

A guide speaks to visitors briefly in the parlor, the largest room in the house, and then they are free to explore on their own, encountering some meaningful Lincoln quotes and a writing prompt activity along the way.

With little else to entertain them, central Pennsylvanians flocked to the Carlinos’ OTB parlors.

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The spring shutdowns delivered a gut punch to owners of businesses from salons and daycare centers to tattoo parlors.

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That’s an interesting question for Washington parlor debate.

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The amenities include a fitness room, a sauna, a beauty parlor, and a karaoke setup.

He would be Cory Booker, who has promised to lead a campaign jog to a local ice cream parlor.

But suppose you played the same parlor game with your personal life.

In some areas, the concept of a “temaki shop” is the local equivalent of a by-the-slice pizza parlor.

It was brought into a Parks parlor for my grandmother by her husband, the very day my father was born, March 11, 1911.

Over the mantel in our parlor we have a picture of the lion's den, and it is one of the choicest of our family treasures.

“Your mother is down town, Miss Jessie,” said the quiet voice of the parlor maid.

I talked with the men in the bar, and later wandered into the parlor where the women were, some tearful, others indignant.

My servant's whip, however, soon sent them about their business, and I ventured into the parlor to see what cheer.

After breakfast, pass an hour or two in the parlor, unless you are going out, whilst the chambermaid puts your room in order.


On this page you'll find 13 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to parlor, such as: drawing room, living room, lounge, salon, reception, and front room.

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