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noun as in trophy or memorial

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No precautions have been taken to reinforce the ceilings, which could collapse onto the statues.

Apollinaire accused his best friend of bringing the stolen statues to the newspaper.

He offered the stolen statues on the one condition; that their source be kept secret, writes Mailer.

Instead of statues of generals, we put up monuments to ordinary soldiers, lists of names rather than men on horseback.

Another boy collected images of Roman statues, D.C. monuments, ancient relics, a museum.

With every allusion that Ramona made to the saints' statues, Alessandro's desire to procure one for her deepened.

Isabel's imagination dilated him into a disembodied intellect surrounded by mere statues of human flesh.

Both statues are ultimately intended to be placed in the Council House.

Besides the principal temple there are various smaller ones, and halls, all adorned with statues of gods.

The statues here, and the lions before the Prince of Orange's palace, would disgrace almost the figurehead of a ship.


On this page you'll find 18 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to statues, such as: piece, figure, effigy, image, bust, and likeness.

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