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Working with wood, bark and found objects, Frazier devises ritual objects, one of which is presented as a shrine behind a phalanx of half-melted candles.
IN THE GALLERIES: A FOCUS ON THE INTERSECTION OF ART AND MOVEMENTMARK JENKINSFEBRUARY 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Vegetarian restaurants are commonplace near Buddhist temples and shrines.
HOW CHINA COULD CHANGE THE WORLD BY TAKING MEAT OFF THE MENUCHARLIE CAMPBELL/SHANGHAIJANUARY 22, 2021TIME
The basement became both a shrine and a testament to the seriousness of what Moses learned from Hatcher and Williams about availability.
INSIDE A WEEK OF RECOVERY WITH MORGAN MOSES, ONE OF WASHINGTON’S TOUGHEST PLAYERSSAM FORTIERDECEMBER 26, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The house was built about 1802 by Martha Washington’s grandson, George Washington Parke Custis, who maintained the mansion as a shrine to her husband, George Washington.
ARLINGTON HOUSE, GEN. ROBERT E. LEE’S FORMER HOME, WON’T BE A SYMBOL OF THE COUNTY FOR LONGPATRICIA SULLIVANDECEMBER 16, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The Insta-famous slab of steel was poised to replace the void left by the removal of the Into the Wild school bus in Alaska and take the mantle of world’s dumbest backcountry shrine.
WHO'S REALLY TO BLAME FOR THE MONOLITH SHITSHOWMARK SUNDEENDECEMBER 4, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
Nervy as men are made, MacRae worshiped at the shrine of an even break, a square deal for friend or foe.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Possibly it is due to the fact that it did not possess any such shrine, and so did not attract pilgrims.
BELL'S CATHEDRALS: A SHORT ACCOUNT OF ROMSEY ABBEYTHOMAS PERKINS
Through this shrine, and the daily loving offices required by it, she had never ceased to be a presence in the house.
THE DRAGON PAINTERMARY MCNEIL FENOLLOSA
It has shone on cathedral spire and dome, and, emblazoned with gold and costly gems, has gleamed on many a sacred shrine.
THE CATACOMBS OF ROMEWILLIAM HENRY WITHROW
But the dim brightness, concentrated upon the holy things, looked like a ray from Heaven shining down upon the unadorned shrine.
AN EPISODE UNDER THE TERRORHONORE DE BALZAC
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SHRINE

  • cairn
  • cenotaph
  • column
  • commemoration
  • erection
  • footstone
  • gravestone
  • headstone
  • ledger
  • magnum opus
  • marker
  • masterpiece
  • mausoleum
  • memento
  • monolith
  • obelisk
  • pile
  • pillar
  • record
  • reminder
  • shrine
  • slab
  • statue
  • stele
  • stone
  • tablet
  • testament
  • token
  • tomb
  • tombstone
  • tower
  • tribute
  • witness
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