recesses 1 of 2

plural of recess
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as in alcoves
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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as in vacations
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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recesses

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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 19 Apr. 2024.

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