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How to use alcove in a sentence
They ducked into an alcove alongside the building, trying to block the young students’ view of the carnage.At a Christmas parade, ‘Comfort and Joy’ turns to carnage and fear: ‘There were bodies all over the street’|Marc Fisher, Kim Bellware, Joanna Slater, Mark Guarino|November 23, 2021|Washington Post
Favorite with the yacht set, the oldest coastal town founded by Croats, Sibernik, is a delightful spot built in an alcove where river meets sea.
The room had floor-to-ceiling windows, and Rothko agreed to paint a triptych to fill an alcove on the room’s west wall, and two more paintings to face them from the east.How These Rothkos Were Restored Without Touching the Canvas|Adam Rogers|May 30, 2021|The Daily Beast
In the alcove beyond the check-in desk, Sanchez and Diaz installed their gurney along a vacant stretch of beige hallway.
As well as embedding objects in them, some had small, undecorated alcoves just big enough for a single person to crouch within.An Ancient Site with Human Skulls on Display - Issue 89: The Dark Side|Jo Marchant|September 2, 2020|Nautilus
Portraits of the Rolling Stones and other easily recognizable stars populate the small, alcove-like room straight ahead.David Bailey’s ‘Stardust’ Shows a Keen Eye for Fine Faces|Chloë Ashby|February 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Gwynne walked about the large old-fashioned room with its bow-window, and alcove for the bed.
In a special alcove was a large number of priceless Fourteenth and Sixteenth Century editions.
In the shadow of an alcove seat Maxwell stood with a small black envelope in his hand.The Weight of the Crown|Fred M. White
Cheap, but pretty, curtains hung before the windows and about the alcove where the bed was.The Light That Lures|Percy Brebner
They stepped aside into an alcove set with card-tables, and Susannah gazed away from her companion and down the crowded ballroom.The Rake's Progress|Marjorie Bowen