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  • The faade is a shell perforated with paneless windows; the roof, the battlements, the chimneys have all crashed in.


  • CAIRO Reuters - Ahmed al-Shahat clambered up the faade of Israel's high-rise Cairo embassy, scaling over 21 floors, to pull down the flag of the Jewish state and replace it with Egypt's national colors.

    In new Egypt, foreign policy not just for diplomats

  • Pierce stared in disbelief Thursday at her foundation, where all that stood was a brick faade and a chimney.

    Biggest air assault yet set for Texas blaze

  • The Exchange was empty when I visited, closed down, a flat faade of dark brick with plate-glass windows and a garage bay, the trim painted a fresh white, and the roof stepping up in sections like an Old West warehouse, the sort of shape that would have inspired the Prairie Style of Frank Lloyd Wright.


  • The wall of living images vanished again behind a gilded faade of book spines.

    Dancing with Werewolves

  • THE SUN WAS LONG GONE by the time we hit the Pet Palace, a pseudo-Taj Mahal affair in a strip mall with the faade outlined in flamingo-pink neon that made Dog howl even louder.

    Dancing with Werewolves

  • I wondered what Hector Nightwine was as I studied the faade of his encompassing, stay-out wall.

    Dancing with Werewolves

  • He quickly discovered that beneath her enigmatic faade was a mind almost drowning in a vast and tumultuous sea of deception.

    Star Trek: Voyager®: Full Circle

  • Its opulence would have been more appropriate to Risa; everything about it, from the lushly landscaped gardens and sculpted fountains to the graceful lines of the stone faade and bays of ten-meter-high windows that no doubt offered staggering views of the ocean, suggested a luxurious retreat.

    Star Trek: Voyager®: Full Circle

  • Authenticity breaks through the faade and reaches childrens true-selves, their best-selves.

    Childhood Unbound


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