balcony


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Synonyms for balcony

terrace

upper circle

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Words related to balcony

an upper floor projecting from the rear over the main floor in an auditorium

a platform projecting from the wall of a building and surrounded by a balustrade or railing or parapet

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Then I wiped my feet upon the yellow tresses; and as a groan of rage arose from the balcony I spat full upon the holy diadem.
Raoul was leaning over the balcony with his candle: "Aha!" he said.
At that moment Bérangère de Champchevrier, a slender little maid of seven years, who was peering into the square through the trefoils of the balcony, exclaimed, "Oh!
Dimmesdale, who, leaning over the balcony, with his hand upon his heart, had awaited the result of his appeal.
When I saw my charmer thus come in accompanied by a cavalier, I seemed to hear a hiss, and the green snake of jealousy, rising on undulating coils from the moonlit balcony, glided within my waistcoat, and ate its way in two minutes to my heart's core.
And never shall I forget the subsequent tableaux in the lighted room behind the low balcony and the French windows.
The noise thereupon sounded through the windows of the hall, on the balcony of which Mynheers Bowelt and D'Asperen had presented themselves.
One could see from the street right into the room with the hog's-leather hanging, which was slashed and torn; and the green grass and leaves about the balcony hung quite wild about the falling beams.
But hour after hour passed, and no signal appeared on the balcony, though Phebe watched it hopefully.
But Father Brown, whether from a professional interest in ritual or a strong individual interest in tomfoolery, stopped and stared up at the balcony of the sun-worshipper, just as he might have stopped and stared up at a Punch and Judy.
Mrs Sparkler, looking at another window where her husband stood in the balcony, was tired of that view.
There, too, was the balcony whence the trumpet had been sounded and the proclamation read to an assembled multitude, whenever a new king of England ascended the throne.
So the King went out upon a balcony that overlooked the Great Cavern, where fifty thousand Nomes, all armed with swords and pikes, stood marshaled in military array.
The music of the violins on the balcony blended with the soft, gay voices of the women.
Then, as he found that all his enchantments were likely to be dispelled and his victims every one set free, he suddenly ran to the little door that opened upon the balcony and gave the shrill whistle that summoned his warriors.