Adjectives for Pillars | Words to describe Pillars

Corinthian
Stately
Huge
Twenty
Enormous
Commemorative
Sacred
Stone
White
Columnar
Circular
Main
Slight
Big
Onyx
Solid
Sham
Great
Wooden
Sculptured
Massive
Tall
Overturned
Antique
Golden
Sixteen
Whitewashed
Octagonal
Clumsy
Single
Dumb
Carved
Graceful
Ruddy

How do you describe Pillars?

  • 1. Some will delight in its beautiful forecourt, arcaded with antique pillars and adorned with marbles brought from Paestum. 🔊
  • 2. It had onyx pillars, too, and gilt furniture, and table after table of the whitest napery stretched from one end of it to the other. 🔊
  • 3. Although the house was old, it was still exquisitely beautiful, with its cream white pillars and columns showing behind the mass of green. 🔊
  • 4. Odd little devils of whirlwinds, marked by columnar pillars of dust, danced deviously across the fields and along the trails. 🔊
  • 5. And the monarchs entered the amphitheatre decorated with golden pillars and a lofty portal arch, like mighty lions entering the mountain wilds. 🔊
  • 6. The Cathedral was vast and grand, with its stately pillars and roof so lofty that it was lost in dim shadows. 🔊
  • 7. It consisted of a body nearly ten feet in length by more than five in breadth, and was canopied by a top supported upon sculptured pillars of wood. 🔊
  • 8. It is a long building, 120 feet long, with the most clumsy pillars down the sides shutting out almost the side seats from view. 🔊
  • 9. The beautiful roof of iron-wood and sugar-cane leaf was supported by three massive pillars of wood, sunk deeply into the ground. 🔊
  • 10. After the raid only rock chimneys stood as commemorative pillars, and not a vestige of gin-house, cotton sheds, or stables was visible. 🔊
  • 11. The area of the Acropolis was desolation, ashes, drums of overturned pillars, a few lone and scarred columns. 🔊
  • 12. While, on the other hand, the separate parts in Handel were like single pillars from a temple, or single stones from a pyramid. 🔊
  • 13. It had great pillars, and it was rather awe-inspiring to sit on the front steps and look up the whole length, of those Corinthian columns. 🔊
  • 14. She leaned against one of the big pillars indifferently, and looked out over the garden, Launcelot waited a moment, and then his hand dropped. 🔊
  • 15. That crypt had been altered out of all recognition, its greater expanse of roof supported with massive pillars, the light screened away from the shaft. 🔊
  • 16. On the whitewashed pillars hung nothing but dusty and faded bridal and funeral wreaths, with long black or white streamers and tarnished silver spangles. 🔊
  • 17. There are in reality but twenty pillars, the forty being (with a stretch of imagination) made up by reflection in the dull and somewhat dirty pool of water at their feet. 🔊
  • 18. A river face wall, where native craft are to lie, is being constructed of hewn stone blocks and sections of circular pillars, remains of the ancient city. 🔊
  • 19. The church is in the centre of the village; it is a large Dec. structure dating from the fourteenth century; the nave is of six bays, with fine octagonal pillars. 🔊
  • 20. The air was inflamed, the sky sparkled, and columns of burning sand, which at quick intervals towered high into the atmosphere, became so illumined as to appear like tall pillars of fire. 🔊
  • 21. The building was of brick, overcast to represent granite, and along three sides ran a wide gallery, supported by lofty circular pillars, crowned with unusually heavy capitals. 🔊
  • 22. The Corinthian pillars, of the full diameter of four feet, cleverly support the semi-circular entablature above, which is part of the general entablature continued all round. 🔊
  • 23. The enormous pillars, disposed in groups, impart an air of great solidity to the edifice, whose dimensions, like those of all similar structures, are not at the first glance appreciated. 🔊
  • 24. These wooden pillars, all either of cedar or of cypress, supported beams of a similar material, which crossed each other at right angles, leaving square spaces between, which were then filled in with woodwork. 🔊
  • 25. The captain, a Japanese, informed me that we should soon enter the harbour of Shikotan, and, pointing to some huge pillars, said that was the entrance. 🔊
  • 26. Ballard heard the low thunder of the Boiling Water in its upper canyon, and had glimpses of weird shapes of eroded sandstone looming in huge pillars and fantastic mushroom figures in the growing darkness. 🔊
  • 27. It was already dark, and between the great pillars lights were set, as on that night when I was crowned Pharaoh of the Upper and the Lower Land. 🔊
  • 28. Army, magistracy, administration, clergy, these were the four virtues of order, the four social powers, the four sacred pillars of the old French structure. 🔊
  • 29. Wallie, in turn, took off his girlish sailor and swung it through the bus window and wafted kisses at the dear, amiable folk of The Colonial until the motor had passed between the stately pillars of the entrance. 🔊
  • 30. Here we find sham pillars, giving a false architecture; sham niches, containing sham statues; sham clouds, forming an absurd ceiling; and almost every falsity which a falsely constituted mind could perpetrate. 🔊
  • 31. The effigies below its canopy, supported on twisted Corinthian pillars, represent Sir Thomas Gorges and his widow, a maid of honour to Queen Elizabeth. 🔊

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