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Synonyms for alcove

Synonyms for alcove

a small recess opening off a larger room

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Turning at the entrance she pointed to the corpse upon the floor of the outer room, and then crossing the alcove she raised some draperies which covered a couch and fell to the floor upon all sides, disclosing an opening beneath the furniture.
By rearranging the other rugs and by bringing one from the alcove she restored the room to order so no outward indication of the tragedy so recently enacted there was apparent.
He heard her cross the alcove to the door of the outer room, and heard the bolt withdrawn followed by the voice of a man mingled with that of the girl.
He found he could so arrange the hangings that a very narrow slit between two of them permitted him to watch the actions of those in the alcove without revealing himself or increasing his liability of detection.
In the alcove the man and the girl whispered, and then cautiously and with great stealth, the man rose and drew his curved saber.
As he approached the creature which stood now behind a large, flat-topped pedestal beside the alcove, he saw lying upon the smooth surface something that almost elicited a gasp of astonishment from him--a simple, common thing it was, or would have been almost anywhere in the world but Caspak--a square bit of paper!
With its feature alcove with original stained glass windows and window seat, stone fireplace with cast iron wood burner and flagstone hearth, recess archways and alcoves and fitted bookcase, cast iron radiators and wood block flooring the lounge invokes a cosy cottage feel.
It has been remarked in [2, 6, 15] that the inverses of the affine permutations labeling the minimal alcoves in Shi regions belong to a certain simplex [D.
If the fireplace, should I paint or paper the alcoves or just the chimney breast?
The company is offering eight cabana-style cabins, accommodating two to four guests each in The Alcoves area of the ship.
Eight chic, cabana-style settings comfortably accommodating two to four guests each, The Alcoves are designed to allow for relaxation and seclusion within a hip ambience, just steps away from the lively vibe of The Lawn Club.
Now the swallows wheel in empty alcoves, their mouths full of ancient
One of two tombs found, which were carved out of stone, consists of a vast chamber that branches off into many alcoves.
The gully system shows four intervals where water-borne sediments were carried down the steep slopes of nearby alcoves and deposited in alluvial fans," said Samuel Schon, a Brown graduate student and the paper's lead author.
When I first saw the huge magnetic imaging machine I was reminded of the sleeping alcoves in the movie "Aliens," where people emerged from years of "hypersleep.