EDIFICE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of EDIFICE
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edifice
 n.  building, especially one of imposing appearance or size; a structure that has a roof and walls
Classic Sentence: (22 in 2 pages)
1  The staircase led to a very vast edifice which resembled a shed which had been converted into a house.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER I—MASTER GORBEAU
2  Hence the edifice bore the name of the Gorbeau house.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER I—MASTER GORBEAU
3  This song proceeded from the gloomy edifice which towered above the garden.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER VI—THE BEGINNING OF AN ENIGMA
4  Just after he had turned the inner angle of the edifice, he observed that he was coming to some arched windows, where he perceived a light.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER VII—CONTINUATION OF THE ENIGMA
5  It was the interior of that severe and gloomy edifice which was called the Convent of the Bernardines of the Perpetual Adoration.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER I—NUMBER 62 RUE PETIT-PICPUS
6  Few strangers visited this edifice, no passer-by looked at it.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER II—IN WHICH LITTLE GAVROCHE EXTRACTS PROFIT FROM ...
7  A subterranean edifice erected in common by all the miserable.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER II—ROOTS
8  Misuse of public funds, waste and corruption had reached such proportions during his administration that the edifice was toppling of its own weight.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LVIII
9  These children of the woods stood together for several moments pointing at the crumbling edifice, and conversing in the unintelligible language of their tribe.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 13
10  A sad silence was upon the little guarding edifice.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 7
11  From the edifice a tall leaning tower of smoke went far into the sky.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 18
12  The wooden edifice itself had dark-grey walls and a red-gabled roof, for it was a mansion of the kind which Russia builds for her military settlers and for German colonists.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER V
13  They have a marvellous edifice of that pattern which endures for ever--the ant-heap.
Notes from the Underground By Feodor Dostoevsky
Get Context   In PART 1: IX
14  He was delighted at the unexpected rapidity of his pupil's progress, but could not abandon the edifice of argument he had laboriously constructed.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER VI
15  On the one hand there is fear and regret for the loss of the whole edifice constructed through the ages, on the other is the passion for destruction.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 17: CHAPTER XII
Example Sentence:
1  The town hall is the only edifice surviving from the fifteenth century.
2  The primary edifice, Mandeville Center, is about as inviting as a concrete bunker.
3  To him this edifice is a beautiful structure, although it will never be finished.
4  But the only way to “complete” the game and earn the ultimate Tower rating, is to build an actual cathedral into the edifice and then wait for someone to get married there.
5  They complain that the monstrous edifices interfere with television reception.