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alcove

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of alcove

  1. 1 a freestanding airy structure in a scenic setting (as a park) typically offering commanding views <a small alcove in one corner of the backyard garden> Synonyms belvedere, casino, gazebo, kiosk, pavilion, summerhouseRelated Words trellis

  2. 2 a hollowed-out space in a wall <an ancient vase in an alcove and a sculpture of Achilles on a stand in the museum's Greek Hall> Synonyms niche, nook, recessRelated Words corner, cranny, cubbyhole; cubicle; dent, embrasure, indent, indentation, indenture; ambry, housing, shrine





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of, relating to, or near a shore

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