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synonyms for tenement

  • boarding house
  • coop
  • high-rise
  • slum
  • cooperative
  • den
  • digs
  • dump
  • flat
  • pad
  • rental
  • apartment complex
  • high-rise apartment building
  • living quarters
  • project housing
See also synonyms for: tenements
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How to use tenement in a sentence

The road led to an old fashioned, high gabled farm-house at the foot of the hill; the only tenement visible from that lonely spot.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
Sam was lowered first to the roof of the tenement which we have said was already on fire, and stood ready to receive Liz.
THE GARRET AND THE GARDENR.M. BALLANTYNE
Looking back through the rear window, he saw Carlson turn up a narrow walk between two tenement buildings.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
Governor Street was just as dirty and squalid as any other tenement-house street in the poorer section of a middle-class city.
THE GIRLS OF CENTRAL HIGH ON THE STAGEGERTRUDE W. MORRISON
He has a wife and seven children living down on Governor Street, in a miserable tenement.
THE GIRLS OF CENTRAL HIGH ON THE STAGEGERTRUDE W. MORRISON
In the black night, one window flamed out, feverishly alive against a distant tenement.
THE WOMAN GIVESOWEN JOHNSON
The writer was present at a funeral in an East Side home in a tenement having sixteen families.
THE LEAVEN IN A GREAT CITYLILLIAN WILLIAM BETTS
The saloon became very early in the development of the tenement-house sections the only social center.
THE LEAVEN IN A GREAT CITYLILLIAN WILLIAM BETTS
The life imposed on the tenement-house mother does not make time an element in adjustment of her day, still less of her week.
THE LEAVEN IN A GREAT CITYLILLIAN WILLIAM BETTS
There comes to mind now one of the best plans for a tenement having four families on each floor on the East Side.
THE LEAVEN IN A GREAT CITYLILLIAN WILLIAM BETTS
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WORDS RELATED TO TENEMENT

  • co-op
  • cooperative apartment house
  • flat house
  • flats
  • high-rise apartment
  • tenement
  • tower block
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