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noun as in gateway

Weak match

noun as in obelisk


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He caught another five-yarder that he carted inside the right pylon after a presnap bit of candy during which he motioned right, then motioned left behind the offensive line, then motioned back right to catch the quick pass.

Boone went wide to the left, reached toward the goal line and touched the football to the pylon before falling out of bounds and losing possession of the ball.

The gigantic pylon, its shoulders breaking the sky four-square far overhead, seemed the prodigious portal of another world.

The largest still existing is the outer pylon of the great temple of Karnak.

This moulding bounds all the flat surfaces of the pylon, which are, moreover, covered with bas-reliefs and paintings.

From the base of the pylon spring those vertical masts from whose summits many coloured streamers flutter in the sun.

Obelisks and colossal statues seem to have been peculiarly necessary outside the first, or outer, pylon of a temple.

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On this page you'll find 45 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to pylon, such as: monument, brace, buttress, caryatid, colonnade, and cylinder.

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