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noun as in triad

noun as in trio

noun as in triumvirate

noun as in troika

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Example Sentences

And the evangelicals have been especially irked by the recent sale of a Francis Bacon triptych for an astounding $142 million.

Yet each devoted his energies to matters of universal concern, and together they form a curious triptych on the mortal condition.

Everything is in motion, and the triptych panels often construct a narrative, like the frames of a film do.

"The Smoker," and "Mother and Daughter," a triptych, are two of her principal pictures.

There is in the Cluny Museum, in Paris, a beautiful triptych, evidently of the sixteenth century.

There is also a very little triptych, with a Descent from the Cross, and an inscription on the shutters.

In his native town, in the church of S. Gregorio, is a triptych by him, dated 1473.

Among the best is a triptych in the sacristy of the Cathedral representing the birth of the Virgin.


On this page you'll find 136 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to triptych, such as: triumvirate, ternion, three, threesome, trey, and triangle.

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