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The buttress wall supports the main wall while preserving an open feel in the house.
Falling masonry is dangerous in an earthquake.
Possibly the most famous cupola is that at Saint Peter’s Cathedral at the Vatican.
It was a landmark Supreme Court decision.
The building has multiple local symmetries.
They filmed it at the Piazza Navona in Rome.
He was searched again in the anteroom before entering her office.
Postmodern architects may consider many modern buildings to be soulless.
She plays an acoustic guitar.
We had his bedroom insulated before winter came.
The YMCA added an annex where younger children can play.
the keystone of campaign reform was the ban on soft money
a beautiful room with an alcove window
The ratio of the 2nd to 4th finger length predicts spatial ability in men.
Determine the coefficient of friction between the two objects.
She is a prominent member of our community.
compliantconforming to rules

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  — as in:  compliant with the law
The company was fined for not being regulation 4.3 compliant.
We’re meeting for a picnic under the pavilion at the park.
We visited St. Peter’s Basilica in Vatican City.
The building was condemned by the inspector.
The pianist rendered the Beethoven sonata beautifully.
metal spikes protrude from the dog’s collar
She complained to the shop foreman.
Shakespeare often makes us think by juxtaposing contrasting concepts like youth and age or freedom and responsibility.
The house has a decorative lattice fence in front.
She signed the contract.
Don’t go beyond the perimeter of the campgrounds.
She was injured on the premises of the defendant.
The situation could quickly deteriorate.
She is more coherent now than she was just after the accident an hour ago.
Both sides have demonstrated a lack of constraint in the discussions.
The arbor provided a shady resting place in the park.
The story takes place during medieval times.
It’s easier to find outstanding books when selecting from those that have been in print for a long time, but were it not for that I would prefer modern literature with its contemporary language, issues, and ideas.
We’re visiting the museum to see the exhibit of Renaissance art.
It was not aesthetically pleasing.
We’re considering five primary criteria as we compare job applicants.
The transparent shower door shows water spots.
They are engineering a window that can convert from transparent to opaque with the push of a button.
I could see a vague form through the translucent glass.
The museum preserved a beautiful mosaic floor.
The job has flexible working hours.
plumbexactly vertical or straight  — as in:  it is plumb
Don’t assume ghosts if your door swings by itself. It is probably not plumb.
The university is comprised of six colleges.
The architect used long vertical lines to pull the eye upward.
Paintings in which horizontal lines dominate, tend to be relaxing.
a highly derivative prose style
Roofs at acute angles are common in snow country.
We rode an inverted loop roller coaster.
A full machine shop allows them to quickly fabricate parts and create test fixtures.
Although wealthy, the family is not ostentatious.
She likes plain utilitarian kitchenware.
The couch is covered with synthetic leather.
It’s difficult to spot the birds in the foliage.
It was an ingenious solution to the problem—as reliable as it was easy.
She was an elegant bride.
It is an elegant solution that will reduce complexity and save material.
The ladies promenaded along the beach
obstruct the path
a linear measurement
She received the bronze medal at the Olympics.
a beveled mirror
The surgeon consulted his colleagues.
She likes sheer silk stockings.
The hotel is decorated with ornate furniture, lots of carved designs, and gold leaf gilding.
People congregated outside of City Hall to protest.
She reconciled her checking account statement.
the premier architect in Saint Louis
China recently emerged as a world power.
These clothes aren’t appropriate for work.
They assessed the property’s value at $500,000.
She described his physical attributes.
A diverse committee will provide a better solution than a committee that is uniform.
It has only three major components.
Apple is considered one of the most innovative companies.
She inherited the manor, but seldom visited it.
most teenagers are surprisingly conformist within a subgroup
With a sublime ignorance of human nature, she set out to save the world.
She wrote the book at the pinnacle of her fame.
I love a lake with tranquil blue water.
I think she’s made a good case. I can neither add to it nor detract from it.
It was once conventional wisdom that the earth was flat.
There is a second dwelling unit on the property.
The lab can accommodate up to 30 students at one time.
The creature dwells in the forest.
Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo were contemporary artists who competed for some projects.
A computer model is used to simulate the effects of wind.
She drives from her home in the suburbs to her office downtown.
The corporation was housed in an imposing edifice.
We work to encourage the harmonious coexistence of different cultures.
We were impressed by her opulent home.
The occupant of the home must be warned.
In the summer, our afternoon breezes come predominantly from the southwest.
It’s a difficult situation, but she accentuates the positive and does not get overwhelmed.
Overnight accommodations are available.
She will get a fair trial in accordance with the law.
Everyone received a copy of the agenda the day before the meeting.
He alluded to Susan without mentioning her name.
Although in the middle of Dallas, the restaurant has a Maui Beach ambiance.
the patient is ambulatory.
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