alabaster


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Synonyms for alabaster

of a light color or complexion

Synonyms for alabaster

a compact fine-textured, usually white gypsum used for carving

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a hard compact kind of calcite

a very light white

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of or resembling alabaster

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After being removed from the ice the flesh-tints quickly faded out and the rosy nails took on the alabaster hue of death.
But I do not care to think of it now, at all, nor of its roomy shops filled to the ceiling with snowy marble and alabaster copies of all the celebrated sculptures in Europe-- copies so enchanting to the eye that I wonder how they can really be shaped like the dingy petrified nightmares they are the portraits of.
He had read many descriptions of love, and he felt in himself none of that uprush of emotion which novelists described; he was not carried off his feet in wave upon wave of passion; nor was Miss Wilkinson the ideal: he had often pictured to himself the great violet eyes and the alabaster skin of some lovely girl, and he had thought of himself burying his face in the rippling masses of her auburn hair.
That's the way with these people, ma'am; give 'em a apron full of coals to-day, and they'll come back for another, the day after to-morrow, as brazen as alabaster.'
Early in the morning, at six o'clock, he went off to work on the river bank, where they used to pound alabaster and where there was a kiln for baking it in a shed.
how surpassingly fair!" laying her own beautiful, but less brilliant, hand in melancholy affection on the alabaster forehead of Alice, and parting the golden hair which clustered about her brows; "and yet her soul is pure and spotless as her skin!
Prophet Kofi Oduro of Alabaster International Ministries has reportedly admonished President Nana Akufo-Addo to sack all his appointees with Ashanti origin.
Caption: MacLean is upgrading its foundry located near Birmingham in Alabaster, Alabama.
According to the report, the biggest growth, at 1.8 times, was recorded in the production of asphalt, followed by a 65.4-percent increase in the production of processed marble, travertine, alabaster and products made from them, a 62.5-percent increase in the production of building brick, a 38.2-percent increase in the production of building limestone.
WORKERS at British Gypsum's Marblaegis mine at East Leake, are to be featured in a documentary film which will present the story of alabaster at a Scottish museum as part of its 'renaissance.'.
International Resource News-June 3, 2019--MacLean Power Systems announces USD5.3m initial investment in Alabaster foundry
File - The confiscated statue CAIRO - 31 December 2018:The archaeological unit of the port of Salloum, in cooperation with the port's police department, succeeded to confiscate a statue made of alabaster dating back to the Roman era with one of the passengers.
"Firstly, we are making a commitment to Saudisation and localisation," TechnipFMC Surface Technologies president Richard Alabaster said at the recent ground-breaking ceremonies.
"First, we are making a commitment to Saudization and localization," TechnipFMC Surface Technologies president Richard Alabaster said at the recent groundbreaking ceremonies.