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noun as in vessel

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noun as in container

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An art history book is shown amid a stack of books, alongside a vase of fresh flowers and a ceramic figurine of a stout, reclining man who looks relaxed and content.

The manufacturer suggests the shelf can be used for plants or vases of cut flowers to add to the decor of a home.

For vases and other glass items, stuff them with plenty of cushioning, both inside and out.

Bezos sat in front of a large bookshelf, complete with vases.

Also included is twine rope to help hang each vase from planter hooks.

The modest eating area has more than a dozen tables, each punctuated by a small porcelain vase with a plastic flower poking out.

Other days we bring replacement flowers and a new stuffed animal, which my wife ties to the vase to keep it in place.

Never mind that the Tribune props him up like a Ming vase now.

I could see the vase on her dresser, one of the thin glass globes, I imagined, that come free with flower arrangements.

Throwing Louis C.K. out in the cold with Daniel Tosh is like tossing a Ming vase out with the old Tupperware.

In a sweeping passion she seized a glass vase from the table and flung it upon the tiles of the hearth.

As she fills each vase she takes it to its place, steps back to consider the effect, and returns to fill the next one.

In the centre of this table stood a tawdry Japanese vase, worth, perhaps, five or six shillings.

We were shown how the bowl or vase was burned, shrinking to nearly half its size in the process.

Henry knew it was exactly the same white puffball that he had noticed in Violet's vase that very morning.

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On this page you'll find 23 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to vase, such as: container, jar, pot, urn, and flower holder.

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