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Word: parquet

Definition: floor made of wood strips inlaid in a mosaic like matter; CF. strip: long narrow piece


Sentences Containing 'parquet'

I guessed all; I followed him this evening to the opera, and, concealed in a parquet box, have seen all.''

More Vocab Words

::: effigy - dummy; likeness of a person made of wood, paper, or stone; Ex. burn an effigy of the President
::: homespun - domestic; made at home; spun or woven at home; simple and ordinary; Ex. homespun philosophy
::: acquiesce - assent; agree passively; comply without protest
::: reprobation - severe disapproval; CF. approbation
::: threadbare - worn through till the threads show; shabby and poor; hackneyed; Ex. threadbare excuses
::: fictitious - imaginary; non-existent; purposely invented to deceive; untrue; Ex. fictitious name/boyfriend; CF. fictional
::: nettle - irritate; annoy; vex; ADJ. nettlesome
::: insubstantial - lacking substance; insignificant; frail; immaterial
::: amplify - increase in size or effect; expand; broaden or clarify by expanding; intensify; make stronger; Ex. amplify one's remarks with a graph
::: forum - public square of an ancient Roman city; public place for open discussion; court of law