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Synonyms for arch

Synonyms for arch

to swerve from a straight line

to incline the body

Synonyms for arch

a curved shape in the vertical plane that spans an opening

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a curved bony structure supporting or enclosing organs (especially the inner sides of the feet)

a passageway under a curved masonry construction

form an arch or curve

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(used of behavior or attitude) characteristic of those who treat others with condescension

expert in skulduggery

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naughtily or annoyingly playful

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I wouldn't put it quite like that, but if you want to put it like that, you can," he says archly.
So why have the human leads and chorus doff their severe black attire--and the stuffy morals implied--to prance archly through most of Acts I and III in risible Victorian skivvies?
It's dingy, dilapidated, dank and dark," she alliterated archly.
At one point in the film, the science studies gadfly Steve Fuller archly poses the question: Which comes first, worldview or evidence?
As Emmerich's co-writer, Harald Kloser, archly puts it, "Roland and I never intended for 10,000 BC to be a documentary.
As Campbell archly observes, "early proponents of African emigration revealed just how profoundly American they were" (30).
Virginia Woolf's revisions to A Room of One's Own involved the deletion of an archly ironic passage implying that 'Chloe and Olivia' shared a bed.
In tonight's premiere, director Barry Sonnenfeld ("The Addams Family") composes shots with an archly quirky yet colorfully balanced sensibility.
Then there is the archly monotonous - and discordant - performance of David A.
The new Prime Minister archly told the House of Commons that "regeneration in the areas for the supercasinos maybe a better way of meeting their economic and social needs.
The starter with which my wife began was an example - rather archly entitled Maman Blanc's Miscellany of Salads.
Striding up to their desk, he folded his arms and looked down archly.
Much of the nudity I see today is not archly beautiful or sculptural or didactic as it was years back.
Firstly, on the Light Entertainers series we had the so-called alternatives archly displaying their political credentials.
This archly entertaining hit parade of dunces proceeds chronologically from Adam and Eve's decision to bite that apple all the way to the Enron debacle and the failure of Asian nations to set up an adequate tsunami warning system.