chandelier


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  • noun

Synonyms for chandelier

branched lighting fixture

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The chandelier, the immense mass of the chandelier was slipping down, coming toward them, at the call of that fiendish voice.
The only light there is comes from the great chandelier that hangs over the staircase and illumines the tapestry of the Triumph of Love.
why did you not pull the church to pieces, and bring the chandelier home with you?
There was a chandelier from Tiddlywinks for the look of the thing, but of course she lit the residence herself.
There were many oil-paintings on the walls, mostly without frames, and I must mention the chandelier, which was obviously of fabulous worth, for she had encased it in a holland bag.
The woman touched a button on the wall and lighted a big chandelier that hung suspended from the ceiling, for it was growing dark outside.
Alderman Cute stuck his thumbs in his waistcoat-pockets, and leaning back in his chair, and smiling, winked at a neighbouring chandelier.
He climbed up the stepladder, which creaked under his weight, and began to twist the tough stems of the holly into the frame- work of the chandelier.
Myra, pointing to the skeleton that hung from the chandelier cheerfully grinning at all beholders.
At the play, he sits in the great chandelier and burns in bright flames, so that people think it is really a flame, but they soon discover it is something else.
Oh, and she so magnificently dressed and tinkling like a chandelier.
said Miss Sharp, and her eyes went from the carpet straight to the chandelier.
Instantly flinging a fresh cloth over the round table under the bronze chandelier, though it already had a table cloth on it, he pushed up velvet chairs, and came to a standstill before Stepan Arkadyevitch with a napkin and a bill of fare in his hands, awaiting his commands.
This is the more probable from the circumstance of Mr Swiveller directing his observations to the ceiling, which these bodily personages are usually supposed to inhabit--except in theatrical cases, when they live in the heart of the great chandelier.
There were chandeliers hung from the ceiling, I remember, many servants in livery, gaming-tables where the men played with piles of gold, and a staircase down which the guests made their entrance.