verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Origin of recess
OTHER WORDS FROM recessnon·re·cess, noun
Example sentences from the Web for recess
Fortunately, there was another word for quick that popped from the recesses of his memory.
Pictures of pets, pictures of relatives in coffins, pictures of intimate moments otherwise discarded in the recesses of memory.
In the recesses of Concordia you will feel really, really small.It’s a Big, Big World: Sights That Make You Feel Small|Lonely Planet|December 24, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The others made their escape by plunging deeper into the recesses of the quarry.Scenes and Adventures in Affghanistan|William Taylor
At sides masonry with recesses; in the R. centre a great doorway.Apu Ollantay|Anonymous
Three dwarf bookcases are fitted into recesses, and are well filled with all the books necessary to a woman of letters.Notable Women Authors of the Day|Helen C. Black
Little sandy beaches of a few feet wide, laid bare by the action of the water, stretched inward, and were lost in these recesses.Toilers of the Sea|Victor Hugo
It was a strange, grim, gloomy gothic chamber, full of strange niches and recesses of old stone-work.