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alcove

al·cove

alcove

 
 
pronunciation:
ael kov
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a separate or recessed part of a room that is partly enclosed.
We like to have breakfast in the little alcove off the kitchen.
synonyms:
cubbyhole, niche, nook, recess
similar words:
bay, booth, carrel, cavity, corner, cove, cubicle, stall
definition 2: any similar space, as in a garden.
They sat in the garden alcove and told secrets to each other.
 
synonyms:
bower, nook
similar words:
covert, haven, recess, retreat
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