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Synonyms for brick

kind person

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brick something up

Words related to brick

rectangular block of clay baked by the sun or in a kiln

a good fellow

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She respected their arguments without always listening to them, much as she respected a solid brick wall, or one of those immense municipal buildings which, although they compose the greater part of our cities, have been built day after day and year after year by unknown hands.
There's a fine orchard, too, and you've always admired that high brick wall around the garden with the door in it--you've thought it was so like a story-book garden.
To any one understanding the architecture of the edifice, the Persian's action would seem to indicate that Erik's mysterious house had been built in the double case, formed of a thick wall constructed as an embankment or dam, then of a brick wall, a tremendous layer of cement and another wall several yards in thickness.
The garden was bounded by a three-foot brick wall with a fringe of wood rails upon the top, and against this wall was leaning a stalwart police constable, surrounded by a small knot of loafers, who craned their necks and strained their eyes in the vain hope of catching some glimpse of the proceedings within.
Upon the top of the bank was a low brick wall, surmounted by an iron railing.
It was approached by a quiet bye-road, a little way out of the town, and it stood snugly in the middle of its own plot of garden ground, protected by a good brick wall at the back and the sides, and by a high quickset hedge in front.
He had shipped his oars and was drifting for a moment with the stream, when he turned his head and saw that the monotony of the long brick wall was broken by a bridge; rather an elegant eighteenth-century sort of bridge with little columns of white stone turning gray.
A short walk brought us - I mean the Master and me - to Salem House, which was enclosed with a high brick wall, and looked very dull.
Strangers were taken in front of the meanest possible, begrimed, yellowy, flat brick wall, with two rows of unadorned window-holes one above the other, and were exhorted with bated breath to behold and admire the simplicity of the head- quarters of the great financial force of the day.
He stopped short and looked at the brick wall of the terrace, faced with shallow arches, meagrely clothed by a few unthriving creepers, with an ill-kept narrow flower-bed along its foot.
I shall see nothing after this but the red brick wall of Meyer's house opposite my window.
However, for a sensation of ancient glory recaptured, you must climb one story to the 500-seat Margrit Biever Mondavi Theatre, in which plush seats have replaced the original wooden benches, and plaster has supplanted the brick walls of yore.
The interior features red brick walls lined with modern art, kitschy crystal chandeliers, rustic wooden tables aglow in candlelight and three private booths draped in muslin curtains.
Take your brick walls, lay them flat, and make them stepping stones" writes Yvonne L.
They constantly find themselves hitting brick walls because they don't have the networks in place yet.