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Synonyms for attic

loft

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Synonyms for attic

floor consisting of open space at the top of a house just below roof

the dialect of Ancient Greek spoken and written in Attica and Athens and Ionia

informal terms for a human head

(architecture) a low wall at the top of the entablature

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Sure enough the roly-poly noise was still going on quite distinctly under the attic floor
Amelie rose, took an easel which stood near hers, carried it to a distance from the noble group, and placed it close to a board partition which separated the studio from the extreme end of the attic, where all broken casts, defaced canvases and the winter supply of wood were kept.
When my father took over the Horsham property, he, at my request, made a careful examination of the attic, which had been always locked up.
Haydn grew up in an attic and Chatterton starved in one.
I've got my shooting pains so bad that I'm going over to Bettsbridge to spend the night with Aunt Martha Pierce and see that new doctor," she answered in a matter-of-fact tone, as if she had said she was going into the store-room to take a look at the preserves, or up to the attic to go over the blankets.
The production of these devoted little sacrifices in any presentable condition being quite out of the question at a week's notice, I proposed to Caddy that we should make them as happy as we could on her marriage morning in the attic where they all slept, and should confine our greatest efforts to her mama and her mama's room, and a clean breakfast.
Not that it makes any difference whether you drown in one fathom or in ten thousand, whether you fall from a balloon or from the attic window.
The Attic Plain, barring the grape-vines, was a barren, desolate, unpoetical waste--I wonder what it was in Greece's Age of Glory, five hundred years before Christ?
I could only see that it was an attic, with a sloping roof; and a faint glimmer, no more than a less profound obscurity, came from a skylight.
Two years before Philip had been sent down to stay at the vicarage after an attack of chicken-pox; but there remained with him a recollection of an attic and a large garden rather than of his uncle and aunt.
That was why Dorothy went to her little room in the attic that afternoon, taking with her a small dog named Toto.
In a small back room she lived, high up in the attic of an old building, and with her was a little boy who never went abroad alone, nor by day.
And at last he hired, just opposite Rosa's window, a little attic, distant enough not to allow him to be recognized with the naked eye, but sufficiently near to enable him, with the help of his telescope, to watch everything that was going on at the Loewestein in Rosa's room, just as at Dort he had watched the dry-room of Cornelius.
Little Jane has killed herself, and I don't know what to do,' she said, leading me up to the attic.
Newman Noggs did not say that he had hunted up the old furniture they saw, from attic and cellar; or that he had taken in the halfpennyworth of milk for tea that stood upon a shelf, or filled the rusty kettle on the hob, or collected the woodchips from the wharf, or begged the coals.