alcove


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Synonyms for alcove

Synonyms for alcove

a small recess opening off a larger room

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But no sounds came from below to indicate that anyone there had heard the explosion, and presently the man's attention was distracted from the door to the alcove, between the hangings of which the face of the girl appeared.
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He heard her cross the alcove to the door of the outer room, and heard the bolt withdrawn followed by the voice of a man mingled with that of the girl.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.
My parents have fitted wardrobes in an alcove in one of the bedrooms.
A man was lying in an alcove in a derelict building on the car park.
Contract notice: Delivery of a rE-stlE[micro]schfahrzeuges with all-wheel drive (rlfa 2000) according to the construction guidelines of the austrian federal fire service association and the demand of the upper austrian state fire commands according to the volunteer fire department alcove, community alcove.
In their on-going efforts to meet the needs of “golden citizens,” The Amber Court Family of Care now welcomes The Alcove at their Westbury location.
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.
673 s/f alcove studio in a full service pre-war coop.
LED tape, for example, illuminates kitchen cabinets, an alcove in the bedroom and the living room's crown-cove molding.
The container was in an alcove that was protected by a sprinkler system.
n], which is isometric to the (n + 1)-dilated fundamental alcove.