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Synonyms for dais

platform

Synonyms for dais

a platform raised above the surrounding level to give prominence to the person on it

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Say to them, Hundebert, that Cedric would himself bid them welcome, but he is under a vow never to step more than three steps from the dais of his own hall to meet any who shares not the blood of Saxon royalty.
Twenty feet from the dais their conductor halted, and, whispering to Thuvia and Carthoris to follow his example, threw himself headlong to the floor.
The man upon the dais was eyeing him intently, and Carthoris of Helium was looking straight in the other's face.
As the Wieroos approached the figure upon the dais, they leaned far forward, raising their wings above their heads and stretching their necks as though offering them to the sharp swords of the grim and hideous creature.
At the same instant Bradley saw two hides upon the wall directly back of the dais separate and a face appear in the opening.
A high dais at the further end was roofed in by a broad canopy of scarlet velvet spangled with silver fleurs-de-lis, and supported at either corner by silver rods.
In the centre of the dais were two very high chairs with dorserets, which arched forwards over the heads of the occupants, the whole covered with light-blue silk thickly powdered with golden stars.
With stately steps and many profound bows, he advanced to the foot of the dais before replying to the prince's question.
Straining my eyes through the gloom, I made out a raised dais at the extreme opposite end of the hall.
Sprawled about the dais were a dozen huge forms, while upon the seat of one of the thrones a small cub lay curled in slumber.
I helped the little man to perch himself on the edge of the raised dais upon which the pit-seats were all placed.
Finance from the Mustard grant paid for Teampro Solutions in Coventry to carry out a marketing campaign in the area which has proved worthwhile because Great Dais is going from strength to strength in a competitive industry.
Paul Warwick from Coventry and Warwickshire Chamber of Commerce settles in with Great Dais pre-school manager Jayne Woods.
Between us and the dais there were several hundred thousand pilgrims, with tens of thousands more flooding in through every gate.
Tangredi says Dais has developed methods to ensure the ESI membrane stays mechanically and chemically robust.