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recesses

noun
plural of recess

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1 a hollowed-out space in a wall
  • the curator placed the large vase in one of the recesses of the gallery wall

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2 a period during which the usual routine of school or work is suspended
  • the couple goes to Florida every January for a month-long recess from the rigors of winter

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3 a momentary halt in an activity
  • the judge called for a brief recess so that the witness could regain her composure

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recesses

verb
present tense third-person singular of recess

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“Recesses.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/recesses. Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

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