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Word: facade

Definition: (fa\c{c}ade) front or face (of building); superficial or false appearance


Sentences Containing 'facade'

Or of slightly sloping inwards the columns of his facade to add to the strength of its appearance?
It was larger than the largest of the palaces or ruins I knew, and the facade had an Oriental look: the face of it having the lustre, as well as the pale-green tint, a kind of bluish-green, of a certain type of Chinese porcelain.

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