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But at the instant I caught a sight of my counterfeit presentment in a shop window, and veiled my haughty crest.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
A small book, bound in full purple calf, lay half hidden in a nest of fine tissue paper on the dressing-table.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
She had listened—she had listened intently, looking straight out of the window and without moving.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
The east window in this church has been classed as the A1 of modern painted windows.
SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
The clerks had not arrived yet, and he beguiled the time by looking out of the staircase window.
THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
As the window dropped, Ripperda saw the wounded postilion fall on the neck of his horse.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
I was thinking of any thing but the Virgin, or the window, or the light; I was thinking of my companion—so fair, and so devout.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
In the aperture of the window, amid piles of paper, stood a rickety old table, covered with dust.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
"She did not think so:" why should she have taken the trouble to look out of the carriage window at me as she said these words?
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
A splendid grand piano stands in one window (he receives a new one every year).
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO WINDOW DRESSING

  • beard
  • bluff
  • cloak
  • color
  • coloring
  • cover
  • disguise
  • disguisement
  • exterior
  • face
  • fake
  • false colors
  • false front
  • front
  • frontage
  • gloss
  • guise
  • look
  • mask
  • masquerade
  • phony
  • pretense
  • pretext
  • semblance
  • show
  • veil
  • veneer
  • window dressing
  • window-dressing
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