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Synonyms for cabinet

Synonyms for cabinet

a piece of furniture resembling a cupboard with doors and shelves and drawers

persons appointed by a head of state to head executive departments of government and act as official advisers

a storage compartment for clothes and valuables

housing for electronic instruments, as radio or television

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Might they not succeed with the cabinets and cupboards in the east rooms, on which she had never tried them, or thought of trying them, yet?
Beginning with the cabinet in the right-hand corner, my investigations were soon completed.
At last he remembered the conversation of the two Princes about the cabinets of the years, and that if he could manage to reach the oak tree, he would be certain to discover what had become of Rosalie.
My Cabinet Selections were all made before our former interview, but you have supplied a noble instance of patriotism in subordinating your personal preferences to the general good.
It was no use, because, unfortunately, there remained in the bottom of the liquor cabinet a case of beer.
Just after she had closed the cabinet door she heard a tiny rustling sound.
de Treville had three or four times paced in silence, and with a frowning brow, the whole length of his cabinet, passing each time before Porthos and Aramis, who were as upright and silent as if on parade--he stopped all at once full in front of them, and covering them from head to foot with an angry look, "Do you know what the king said to me," cried he, "and that no longer ago then yesterday evening--do you know, gentlemen?"
"For friendship's sake, go!" and he pushed him gently towards the cabinet.
You will, of course, say nothing of these trifles outside the Cabinet."
"We must distinguish between the Vienna cabinet and the Emperor of Austria," said Mortemart.
The place in the middle alone remained now unexplored; and though she had "never from the first had the smallest idea of finding anything in any part of the cabinet, and was not in the least disappointed at her ill success thus far, it would be foolish not to examine it thoroughly while she was about it." It was some time however before she could unfasten the door, the same difficulty occurring in the management of this inner lock as of the outer; but at length it did open; and not vain, as hitherto, was her search; her quick eyes directly fell on a roll of paper pushed back into the further part of the cavity, apparently for concealment, and her feelings at that moment were indescribable.
She took me in her own hand, and carried me to the king, who was then retired to his cabinet. His majesty, a prince of much gravity and austere countenance, not well observing my shape at first view, asked the queen after a cold manner "how long it was since she grew fond of a SPLACNUCK?" for such it seems he took me to be, as I lay upon my breast in her majesty's right hand.
They know the private views of every one of the Cabinet Ministers.
"The Westminster declared that you had left for Windsor by an early train this afternoon, and gives a list of your Cabinet. The Pall Mall, on the other hand, declares that Letheringham will assuredly be sent for to-morrow."
As the city clocks struck nine on Monday morning, Mrs Clennam was wheeled by Jeremiah Flintwinch of the cut-down aspect to her tall cabinet. When she had unlocked and opened it, and had settled herself at its desk, Jeremiah withdrew--as it might be, to hang himself more effectually--and her son appeared.