chandelier


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Synonyms for chandelier

branched lighting fixture

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why did you not pull the church to pieces, and bring the chandelier home with you?
There is a fine chandelier in that holland bag," I said coaxingly.
I think all the pretty things that the little nursery governess had made out of nothing squeezed my hand for letting the chandelier off.
The chandelier, the immense mass of the chandelier was slipping down, coming toward them, at the call of that fiendish voice.
The chandelier had crashed down upon the head of the wretched woman who had come to the Opera for the first time in her life, the one whom M.
But candles had been placed in the chandeliers and lustres, and the attendants were so far recovered from surprise as to recollect their use; the oversight was immediately remedied, and in a minute the apartment was in a blaze of light.
The brass candlesticks, the gilt lustres, and the glass chandeliers, whatever might be their keeping as to propriety and taste, were admirably kept as to all the purposes of use and comfort.
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.
Then is there a singular kind of parallel between her and the little glass chandeliers of another age embellishing that assembly-room, which, with their meagre stems, their spare little drops, their disappointing knobs where no drops are, their bare little stalks from which knobs and drops have both departed, and their little feeble prismatic twinkling, all seem Volumnias.
The huge and unmeaning glass chandeliers, prism-cut, gas-lighted, and without shade, which dangle in our most fashionable drawing-rooms, may be cited as the quintessence of all that is false in taste or preposterous in folly.
I can see the chandeliers, and the green silk of the piano, and Mamma sitting in her cashmere shawl by the window, singing till the little ragamuffin boys outside stopped to listen.
Three hours later, she emerged PS115 worse off - but with a huge chandelier to take home.
In the store's lobby hung a large chandelier made of more than 1,700 paper flowers, all handmade by several of the store's employees.
A recent generation of studies of postmortem brain tissue from people with schizophrenia, particularly from the laboratory of Professor David Lewis and his colleagues at the University of Pittsburgh, have shed light on schizophrenia-related abnormalities in the interplay of the main excitatory neurons, pyramidal neurons, and a specific class of inhibitory nerve cells, called chandelier cells, in the prefrontal cortex.