Origin of edifice
synonym study for edifice
OTHER WORDS FROM edificeed·i·fi·cial [ed-uh-fish-uhl], /ˌɛd əˈfɪʃ əl/, adjectiveun·ed·i·fi·cial, adjective
Words nearby edifice
How to use edifice in a sentence
It would mean the entire edifice of the American state has become a tool for repressing conservatives.The intellectual right’s war on America’s institutions|Zack Beauchamp|November 19, 2021|Vox
Some of the indoor-size pieces at the venue — notably “Exterior,” a sort of self-contained canyon — are built in the same way as the public edifices.In the galleries: Humble materials yield extraordinary art|Mark Jenkins|June 4, 2021|Washington Post
For years, residents have pleaded for the city to convert the handsome red-brick edifice and two-acre grounds into the kind of community center many neighborhoods take for granted.Inside the housing showdown in D.C.’s Ivy City, where kids have no place to play|Paul Schwartzman|May 7, 2021|Washington Post
Such an edifice would be comparable to those found all over Mars, said Hamilton, which means this eruption could allow scientists to watch one grow on Earth in real time.Iceland’s Eruptions Reveal the Hot History of Mars|Robin George Andrews|April 6, 2021|Quanta Magazine
They held theirs at the high school football stadium, a hulking edifice that can seat 15,000.
Eventually I get there, and call “Eddie” from outside the vast edifice.
Even at two stories, the brick edifice seems to tower over the rest of the town.Big-Sky West Texas: A Road Trip Through Hidden America|Condé Nast Traveler|March 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And this is a very unstable edifice on which to build even a limited verbal machine.
DS: I can remember the moment when I was eleven years old where the religious edifice cracked for me.
A stage was erected next to the edifice and hundreds would gather to watch floggings, crying out “Allahu Akbar!”Who Is Fazlullah? The Pakistani Mullah Who Targeted Malala|Michael Daly|November 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST
It was an antique, half-Gothic, half-Saracenic looking edifice, which they now approached.
The building in which meat and vegetables are sold, is a fine handsome edifice resembling a temple.A Woman's Journey Round the World|Ida Pfeiffer
Enter the sacred edifice slowly, reverentially, and take your seat quietly.The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness|Florence Hartley
A rich, tender sunshine is streaming in through the windows, and gilding the stately edifice with the purest light.Little Travels and Roadside Sketches|William Makepeace Thackeray
The cathedral is one of lesserPg 273 importance among the great English churches, though on the whole it is an imposing edifice.British Highways And Byways From A Motor Car|Thomas D. Murphy