Thesaurus.com
Thesaurus / tapers
FEEDBACK
Meet Grammar CoachWrite or paste your essary, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar CoachImprove Your Writing
Write or paste your essary, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

antonyms of tapers

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

USE tapers IN A SENTENCE

See how your sentence looks with different synonyms.

Characters: 0/140

QUIZZES

Prove Your Poetic Prowess With This Quiz On Poetry Terms

START THE QUIZ

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

A priest, or bonze, handed us some little tapers for us to light and offer to his divinity.
In others wax tapers must be lighted at noon, although in the primitive ages they were held in abomination.
A PHILOSOPHICAL DICTIONARY, VOLUME 1 (OF 10)FRANOIS-MARIE AROUET (AKA VOLTAIRE)
They built others in other cities; but still they had a horror of tapers, lustral water, pontifical habits, etc.
A PHILOSOPHICAL DICTIONARY, VOLUME 1 (OF 10)FRANOIS-MARIE AROUET (AKA VOLTAIRE)
The tail is on a level with the back, and gracefully tapers like a drum-stick, to the tuft on the end.
DOMESTIC ANIMALSRICHARD L. ALLEN
Producing a couple of wax tapers, he lighted them, handed one to Coronado, and led the way into the silent Casa de Montezuma.
OVERLANDJOHN WILLIAM DE FOREST
It is shaped something like a Malay's hat, only the peak tapers to a point about eight feet high.
All the doors and windows stood open, and several tapers were burning round the table.
COLUMBAPROSPER MERIMEE
And while he still stood hesitating, the curtains of the tent fell back on her, and the tapers fizzled out.
Each of these bent ends tapers to a point, some with slight curves and a small flourish.
THE SWASTIKATHOMAS WILSON
She rose and, lighting the wick at the wavering crown of tiered tapers, placed it so that it dominated all the rest.

WORD OF THE DAY

nonesuchnoun | [nuhn-suhch ]SEE DEFINITION