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Synonyms for brick

kind person

Synonyms

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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The high brick wall in front of the school gave it the look of a prison.
He comes to a gateway in the brick wall, looks in, and sees a great perplexity of iron lying about in every stage and in a vast variety of shapes--in bars, in wedges, in sheets; in tanks, in boilers, in axles, in wheels, in cogs, in cranks, in rails; twisted and wrenched into eccentric and perverse forms as separate parts of machinery; mountains of it broken up, and rusty in its age; distant furnaces of it glowing and bubbling in its youth; bright fireworks of it showering about under the blows of the steam-hammer; red-hot iron, white-hot iron, cold-black iron; an iron taste, an iron smell, and a Babel of iron sounds.
"When I observed that it was all the same whether one died among trees or in front of a blank brick wall, as here, and that it was not worth making any fuss over a fortnight, he agreed at once.
But now I have no such feeling, and yet I am leaving this room and Meyer's brick wall FOR EVER.
I knew that if I were to throw it in time to save the oncoming fleet it must be done in the next few seconds, and so I tried my old rushing tactics; but I might as well have rushed a brick wall for all that Solan gave way.
He had the room all to himself, and a man requires nothing less than this when he wants to dash his cap on the table, throw himself astride a chair, and stare at a high brick wall with a frown which would not have been beneath the occasion if he had been slaying "the giant Python." The conduct that issues from a moral conflict has often so close a resemblance to vice that the distinction escapes all outward judgments founded on a mere comparison of actions.
It would be easy enough, by the aid of the nicks in the stone pillars, to climb over the brick wall with its smooth stone coping; but by putting our eyes close to the rusty bars of the gate, we can see the house well enough, and all but the very corners of the grassy enclosure.
At length she caught an eloquent look of her companion's, one of those looks which would convey intelligence to a brick wall. Louise directed her attention to a hat -- Raoul's unlucky hat, which was set out in all its feathery splendor upon the table.
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.
Summary: Bemetara (Chhattisgarh) [India], Nov 24 (ANI): The District administration here has sealed the doors of the room where Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) have been kept after the elections by constructing brick walls.
If the lower parts of the brick walls are in contact with the soil outside, you may want to dig the soil out to below 6 inches from the top of the concrete foundation wall and apply 6-mil black plastic to the portions of the brick wall in contact with the soil.
Our downstairs toilet, with single brick walls, has internal condensation, which is staining the paint.
She recalls how she got her hands on a tin of green paint and, for reasons she cannot remember, began to happily paint sausage shapes on the brick walls of her neighbours.