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cipolin

(Min.) A whitish marble, from Rome, containiing pale greenish zones. It consists of calcium carbonate, with zones and cloudings of talc.

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mantlepiece

  • noun shelf that projects from wall above fireplace
    mantelpiece; chimneypiece; mantel; mantle.
    • in Britain they call a mantel a chimneypiece

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pentelican

Of or pertaining to Mount Pentelicus, near Athens, famous for its fine white marble quarries; obtained from Mount Pentelicus; as, the Pentelic marble of which the Parthenon is built.

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mantelpiece

  • noun shelf that projects from wall above fireplace
    chimneypiece; mantlepiece; mantel; mantle.
    • in Britain they call a mantel a chimneypiece

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massy

Compacted into, or consisting of, a mass; having bulk and weight ot substance; ponderous; bulky and heavy; weight; heavy; as, a massy shield; a massy rock.
Your swords are now too massy for your strengths, And will not be uplifted. Shak.
Yawning rocks in massy fragments fly. Pope.

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mantel

  • noun shelf that projects from wall above fireplace
    mantelpiece; chimneypiece; mantlepiece; mantle.
    • in Britain they call a mantel a chimneypiece

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pentelic

Of or pertaining to Mount Pentelicus, near Athens, famous for its fine white marble quarries; obtained from Mount Pentelicus; as, the Pentelic marble of which the Parthenon is built.

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faun

  • noun ancient Italian deity in human shape, with horns, pointed ears and a goat's tail; equivalent to Greek satyr

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entrochal

Pertaining to, or consisting of, entrochites, or the joints of encrinites; -- used of a kind of stone or marble.

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chimneypiece

  • noun shelf that projects from wall above fireplace
    mantelpiece; mantlepiece; mantel; mantle.
    • in Britain they call a mantel a chimneypiece

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lumachella

(Min.) A grayish brown limestone, containing fossil shells, which reflect a beautiful play of colors. It is also called fire marble, from its fiery reflections.

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worktops

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parian

Of or pertaining to Paros, an island in the Ægean Sea noted for its excellent statuary marble; as, Parian marble.

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sarcophagus

  • noun a stone coffin (usually bearing sculpture or inscriptions)

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purbeck

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tabletop

  • noun the top horizontal work surface of a table

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panelling

  • noun a panel or section of panels in a wall or door
    pane; paneling.
  • verb decorate with panels
    panel.
    • panel the walls with wood

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saccharoidal

resembling sugar, as in taste, appearance, consistency, or composition; as, saccharoidal limestone.

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mantlepiece

  • noun shelf that projects from wall above fireplace
    mantelpiece; chimneypiece; mantel; mantle.
    • in Britain they call a mantel a chimneypiece

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saccharoid

resembling sugar, as in taste, appearance, consistency, or composition; as, saccharoidal limestone.

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revetment

  • noun a barrier against explosives
  • noun a facing (usually masonry) that supports an embankment
    stone facing; revetement.

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lucullan

  • adjective satellite characterized by extravagance and profusion
    lavish; lush; plush; plushy.
    • a lavish buffet
    • a lucullan feast

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revetment

  • noun a barrier against explosives
  • noun a facing (usually masonry) that supports an embankment
    stone facing; revetement.

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encrinital

(Paleon.) Relating to encrinites; containing encrinites, as certain kinds of limestone.

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washstand

  • noun furniture consisting of a table or stand to hold a basin and pitcher of water for washing: `wash-hand stand' is a British term
    wash-hand stand.
  • noun a bathroom sink that is permanently installed and connected to a water supply and drainpipe; where you can wash your hands and face
    washbasin; basin; lavatory; washbowl.
    • he ran some water in the basin and splashed it on his face

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veinless

Having no veins; as, a veinless leaf.

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puteal

(Arch.) An inclosure surrounding a well to prevent persons from falling into it; a well curb. Weale.

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scagliola

An imitation of any veined and ornamental stone, as marble, formed by a substratum of finely ground gypsum mixed with glue, the surface of which, while soft, is variegated with splinters of marble, spar, granite, etc., and subsequently colored and polished.

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venomed

  • adjective satellite full of malice or hate
    • venomed remarks

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travertine

(Min.) A white concretionary form of calcium carbonate, usually hard and semicrystalline. It is deposited from the water of springs or streams holding lime in solution. Extensive deposits exist at Tivoli, near Rome.

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cenotaph

  • noun a monument built to honor people whose remains are interred elsewhere or whose remains cannot be recovered
    empty tomb.

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tessellated

  • adjective satellite having a checkered or mottled appearance
  • verb fit together exactly, of identical shapes
    tessellate.
    • triangles tessellate

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worktop

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headstone

  • noun the central building block at the top of an arch or vault
    keystone; key.
  • noun a stone that is used to mark a grave
    gravestone; tombstone.

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calcitic

  • adjective of or relating to or containing calcite

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cippus

A small, low pillar, square or round, commonly having an inscription, used by the ancients for various purposes, as for indicating the distances of places, for a landmark, for sepulchral inscriptions, etc. Gwilt.

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veined

  • adjective satellite having or showing markings that resemble veins
    venose; veinlike.
  • verb make a veinlike pattern
    vein.

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headstone

  • noun the central building block at the top of an arch or vault
    keystone; key.
  • noun a stone that is used to mark a grave
    gravestone; tombstone.

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alep

  • noun a city in northwestern Syria
    Aleppo; Halab.

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impluvium

(Arch.) In Roman dwellings, a cistern or tank, set in the atrium or peristyle to recieve the water from the roof, by means of the compluvium; generally made ornamental with flowers and works of art around its birm.

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cycladic

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lavabo

  • noun a basin for washing the hands (`wash-hand basin' is a British expression)
    washbasin; washbowl; wash-hand basin; handbasin.

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balustrade

  • noun a railing at the side of a staircase or balcony to prevent people from falling
    balusters; bannister; handrail; banister.

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connemara

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chipping

  • noun the act of chipping something
    chip; splintering.
  • verb break off (a piece from a whole)
    break away; chip; chip off; break off; come off.
    • Her tooth chipped

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white

  • noun a member of the Caucasoid race
    White person; Caucasian.
  • noun the quality or state of the achromatic color of greatest lightness (bearing the least resemblance to black)
    whiteness.

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birdbath

  • noun an ornamental basin (usually in a garden) for birds to bathe in

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lifesize

  • adjective satellite being of the same size as an original
    life-sized; life-size; full-size.
    • a life-size sculpture

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serpentinous

Relating to, or like, serpentine; as, a rock serpentinous in character.

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peristyle

  • noun a colonnade surrounding a building or enclosing a court

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multicoloured

  • adjective satellite having sections or patches colored differently and usually brightly
    painted; multi-coloured; varicoloured; multicolour; varicolored; motley; pied; particolored; multi-color; multicolored; multicolor; particoloured; piebald; multi-colored; multi-colour; calico.
    • a jester dressed in motley
    • the painted desert
    • a particolored dress
    • a piebald horse
    • pied daisies

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wainscoting

  • noun a wainscoted wall (or wainscoted walls collectively)
    wainscotting.
  • noun wooden panels that can be used to line the walls of a room
    wainscotting; wainscot.

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slab

  • noun block consisting of a thick piece of something

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plinth

  • noun an architectural support or base (as for a column or statue)
    pedestal; footstall.

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tuckahoe

  • noun perennial herb of the eastern United States having arrowhead-shaped leaves and an elongate pointed spathe and green berries
    green arrow arum; Peltandra virginica.

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mantelpiece

  • noun shelf that projects from wall above fireplace
    chimneypiece; mantlepiece; mantel; mantle.
    • in Britain they call a mantel a chimneypiece

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polychrome

  • noun a piece of work composed of or decorated in many colors
  • verb color with many colors; make polychrome
    polychromise; polychromize.

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washstand

  • noun furniture consisting of a table or stand to hold a basin and pitcher of water for washing: `wash-hand stand' is a British term
    wash-hand stand.
  • noun a bathroom sink that is permanently installed and connected to a water supply and drainpipe; where you can wash your hands and face
    washbasin; basin; lavatory; washbowl.
    • he ran some water in the basin and splashed it on his face

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dado

  • noun panel forming the lower part of an interior wall when it is finished differently from the rest of the wall
    wainscot.
  • noun the section of a pedestal between the base and the surbase

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faux

  • adjective satellite not genuine or real; being an imitation of the genuine article; it's real synthetic fur"
    simulated; false; imitation; fake.
    • it isn't fake anything
    • faux pearls
    • false teeth
    • decorated with imitation palm leaves
    • a purse of simulated alligator hide

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flooring

  • noun the inside lower horizontal surface (as of a room, hallway, tent, or other structure)
    floor.
    • they needed rugs to cover the bare floors
    • we spread our sleeping bags on the dry floor of the tent
  • noun building material used in laying floors

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encrinal

(Paleon.) Relating to encrinites; containing encrinites, as certain kinds of limestone.

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bolection

(Arch.) A projecting molding round a panel. Same as Bilection. Gwilt.

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varicolored

  • adjective satellite having a variety of colors
    varicoloured; variegated.
  • adjective satellite having sections or patches colored differently and usually brightly
    painted; multi-coloured; varicoloured; multicolour; motley; pied; particolored; multi-color; multicolored; multicoloured; multicolor; particoloured; piebald; multi-colored; multi-colour; calico.
    • a jester dressed in motley
    • the painted desert
    • a particolored dress
    • a piebald horse
    • pied daisies

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quarrier

  • noun a man who works in a quarry
    quarryman.

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varicoloured

  • adjective satellite having a variety of colors
    varicolored; variegated.
  • adjective satellite having sections or patches colored differently and usually brightly
    painted; multi-coloured; multicolour; varicolored; motley; pied; particolored; multi-color; multicolored; multicoloured; multicolor; particoloured; piebald; multi-colored; multi-colour; calico.
    • a jester dressed in motley
    • the painted desert
    • a particolored dress
    • a piebald horse
    • pied daisies

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sarcophagus

  • noun a stone coffin (usually bearing sculpture or inscriptions)

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unhewn

  • adjective satellite (of stone especially) not given a finished form by or as if by hewing
    • a house of unhewn grey stone roughly cemented together

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washbasin

  • noun a bathroom sink that is permanently installed and connected to a water supply and drainpipe; where you can wash your hands and face
    basin; lavatory; washstand; washbowl.
    • he ran some water in the basin and splashed it on his face
  • noun a basin for washing the hands (`wash-hand basin' is a British expression)
    washbowl; wash-hand basin; lavabo; handbasin.

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yond

Furious; mad; angry; fierce. Obs. "Then wexeth wood and yond." Spenser.

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bust

  • noun a complete failure
    flop; fizzle.
    • the play was a dismal flop
  • noun the chest of a woman
    female chest.

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onyx

  • noun a chalcedony with alternating black and white bands; used in making cameos

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cenotaph

  • noun a monument built to honor people whose remains are interred elsewhere or whose remains cannot be recovered
    empty tomb.

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sectile

Capable of being cut; specifically (Min.), capable of being severed by the knife with a smooth cut; -- said of minerals.

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sarcophagus

  • noun a stone coffin (usually bearing sculpture or inscriptions)

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carven

  • adjective made for or formed by carving (`carven' is archaic or literary)
    carved.
    • the carved fretwork
    • an intricately carved door
    • stood as if carven from stone

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inlay

  • noun (dentistry) a filling consisting of a solid substance (as gold or porcelain) fitted to a cavity in a tooth and cemented into place
  • noun a decoration made by fitting pieces of wood into prepared slots in a surface

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brecciate

  • verb form into breccia
    • brecciated rock
  • verb break into breccia
    • brecciate rock

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paving

  • noun material used to pave an area
    pavement; paving material.
  • noun the paved surface of a thoroughfare
    pavement.

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inlaid

  • adjective satellite adorned by inlays
  • verb decorate the surface of by inserting wood, stone, and metal
    inlay.

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balustrade

  • noun a railing at the side of a staircase or balcony to prevent people from falling
    balusters; bannister; handrail; banister.

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peperino

(Geol.) A volcanic rock, formed by the cementing together of sand, scoria, cinders, etc.

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bathroom

  • noun a room (as in a residence) containing a bathtub or shower and usually a washbasin and toilet
    bath.
  • noun a room or building equipped with one or more toilets
    toilet; privy; lavatory; can; lav; john.

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chisel

  • noun an edge tool with a flat steel blade with a cutting edge
  • verb engage in deceitful behavior; practice trickery or fraud
    cheat.
    • Who's chiseling on the side?

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fireplace

  • noun an open recess in a wall at the base of a chimney where a fire can be built
    hearth; open fireplace.
    • the fireplace was so large you could walk inside it
    • he laid a fire in the hearth and lit it
    • the hearth was black with the charcoal of many fires

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statuary

  • noun statues collectively
  • adjective of or relating to or suitable for statues

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staircase

  • noun a way of access (upward and downward) consisting of a set of steps
    stairway.

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sienna

  • noun an earth color containing ferric oxides; used as a pigment

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entryway

  • noun something that provides access (to get in or get out)
    entrance; entree; entranceway; entry.
    • they waited at the entrance to the garden
    • beggars waited just outside the entryway to the cathedral

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petworth

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veneering

  • noun coating consisting of a thin layer of superior wood glued to a base of inferior wood
    veneer.
  • noun the act of applying veneer

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veiny

Full of veins; veinous; veined; as, veiny marble.

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bookend

  • noun a support placed at the end of a row of books to keep them upright (on a shelf or table)

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polychromatic

  • adjective (of light or other electromagnetic radiation) composed of more than one wavelength
    • polychromatic light
  • adjective satellite having or exhibiting many colors
    polychromic; polychrome.

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flagstone

  • noun stratified stone that splits into pieces suitable as paving stones
    flag.

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multicolored

  • adjective satellite having sections or patches colored differently and usually brightly
    painted; multi-coloured; varicoloured; multicolour; varicolored; motley; pied; particolored; multi-color; multicoloured; multicolor; particoloured; piebald; multi-colored; multi-colour; calico.
    • a jester dressed in motley
    • the painted desert
    • a particolored dress
    • a piebald horse
    • pied daisies

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mantel

  • noun shelf that projects from wall above fireplace
    mantelpiece; chimneypiece; mantlepiece; mantle.
    • in Britain they call a mantel a chimneypiece

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thebaic

Of or pertaining to Thebes in Egypt; specifically, designating a version of the Bible preserved by the Copts, and esteemed of great value by biblical scholars. This version is also called the Sahidic version.

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pyrenean

Of or pertaining to the Pyrenees, a range of mountains separating France and Spain. -- n. The Pyrenees. Shak.

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wainscotting

  • noun a wainscoted wall (or wainscoted walls collectively)
    wainscoting.
  • noun wooden panels that can be used to line the walls of a room
    wainscoting; wainscot.

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stalagmitic

Having the form or structure of stalagmites. -- Stal`ag*mit"ic*al*ly, adv.

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inlay

  • noun (dentistry) a filling consisting of a solid substance (as gold or porcelain) fitted to a cavity in a tooth and cemented into place
  • noun a decoration made by fitting pieces of wood into prepared slots in a surface

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setter

  • noun one who sets written material into type
    typographer; compositor; typesetter.
  • noun a long-haired dog formerly trained to crouch on finding game but now to point

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chiseled

  • adjective satellite having a clean and distinct outline as if precisely cut along the edges
    well-defined.
    • a finely chiseled nose
    • well-defined features
  • verb engage in deceitful behavior; practice trickery or fraud
    cheat; chisel.
    • Who's chiseling on the side?

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filigree

  • noun delicate and intricate ornamentation (usually in gold or silver or other fine twisted wire)
    fillagree; filagree.
  • verb make filigree, as with a precious metal

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mausoleum

  • noun a large burial chamber, usually above ground

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laconian

Of or pertaining to Laconia, a division of ancient Greece; Spartan. -- n. An inhabitant of Laconia; esp., a Spartan.

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incrustation

  • noun the formation of a crust
    encrustation.
  • noun a hard outer layer that covers something
    encrustation; crust.

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sculptured

  • adjective satellite cut into a desired shape
    graven; sculpted.
    • graven images
    • sculptured representations
  • verb create by shaping stone or wood or any other hard material
    sculpture; sculpt.
    • sculpt a swan out of a block of ice

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