Antonyms for tapers

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On a little table at the foot of the bed burned two tapers in two candlesticks.

The tapers burned with a tall, still flame, the air was motionless.

Everybody extinguished their tapers, and the power of the demon was annihilated.

A servant had lighted the tapers and closed the doors, and the Duke turned to me.

Buy two tapers, a big one and a little one, and do thus and thus with them.

Being come within the Temple I lit the tapers that had been prepared.

By the transient illumination of one of the tapers, he looked at his watch.

The body is largest about the middle, and tapers suddenly towards the tail.

The tree is of no great thickness, and tapers gradually to a point.

Gertie had a birthday cake with fifteen tapers on it, which we lighted.