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  • n. Plural form of anteroom.


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  • Beyond the anterooms was a large hall in which the chosen guests danced while the people might look on from galleries that surrounded it.

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  • The British McQueen lends a uniquely dark twist to New York; subway platforms resemble anterooms to purgatory; trains are purveyors of stupefied souls.

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  • At the school she had to pass through two anterooms, the walls lined with massive leather bound gold embossed volumes of Talmud and various tractates.

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  • HSBC used Mr. Safra's old offices and apartment, a series of anterooms on the 29th and 30th floors of the tower, as work and event space.

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  • Vatican City, away from the meandering photo-clicking tourists and most of the hurrying employees, is a maze of locked and Swiss-guarded corridors, rooms, halls, anterooms, storerooms and chambers.

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  • Chandeliers are cropping up in luxurious anterooms, where racks of camisoles hang waiting to smooth the unexpected bulge.

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  • Dark Lord Vicious waited while Ms Harrison returned from dragging her colleague into one of the anterooms to have a rest.

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  • Some monks had been tending gardens, some were kneeling in the sanctuary, others were meditating in small anterooms.

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  • Katherine finished her wine and accepted an invitation to view the play now being performed in one of the anterooms.

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  • Through a foyer with a statue of a cheetah felling an antelope and anterooms full of attendants, Bush strolled deep into Abdullah's inner sanctum, past the portly King's private exercise pool, his Stair-Master and his "Vibromass" anti-cellulite belt-massager, to his personal study, where a console of 24 small TVs filled one wall and two overstuffed chairs coddled the leaders.

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