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Synonyms for carpet

a natural object that resembles or suggests a carpet

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form a carpet-like cover (over)

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cover completely, as if with a carpet

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cover with a carpet

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The Ladies' Aid bought it for me--and wasn't it lovely of them, when they wanted the carpet so?
The carpet - of Saxony material - is quite half an inch thick, and is of the same crimson ground, relieved simply by the appearance of a gold cord (like that festooning the curtains) slightly relieved above the surface of the ground, and thrown upon it in such a manner as to form a succession of short irregular curves - one occasionally overlaying the other.
Sam was so very busy with his own thoughts, that it is probable he would have taken no more notice of the young woman than just raising his head and remarking that she had a very neat and pretty figure, if his feelings of gallantry had not been most strongly roused by observing that she had no one to help her, and that the carpets seemed too heavy for her single strength.
So you would carpet your room - or your husband's room, if you were a grown woman, and had a husband - with representations of flowers, would you?
Once she stopped, and taking off her wedding ring, flung it upon the carpet.
At this stage of the proceedings, a narrow bright red carpet was unrolled and stretched from the top of the marble steps to the curbstone, along the center of the black carpet.
Behind the soldiers the green carpet rolled itself up again, so that there was always just enough of it for the procession to walk upon, in order that their feet might not come in contact with the deadly, life-destroying sands of the desert.
That is my whisky bottle half emptied in the corner; that is my revolver quite emptied on the carpet.
This carpet was a small square drugget in the centre of the room, surrounded by a broad expanse of beautiful, old-fashioned wood-flooring in square blocks, highly polished.
The path they were following led them through a wood of pine-trees carpeted with heather and blue-berry, and upon this pleasant carpet, Dick, not without some seriousness, made her sit down.
He heard those around him disputing in whispers and one of them insisting that he should be led along a certain carpet.
Passing through the dining room, a room not very large, with dark, paneled walls, Stepan Arkadyevitch and Levin walked over the soft carpet to the half-dark study, lighted up by a single lamp with a big dark shade.
Just look at that carpet, and see--was there ever anything like it in a Christian house before?
The sound that disturbed me was the faintest sound imaginable, as of something soft and light traveling slowly over the surface of the carpet, and brushing it just loud enough to be heard.
I walked with infinite precaution on the carpet of the gallery.