Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of statuette.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • A superstitious Mondrifahlian might have called the statuettes destruction an omen.

    A CALL TO DARKNESS

  • And yet when I was a living in London, and spent quite a lot of time in Freud's study, comforted by the hominess of the place and the sight of his many figurines and statuettes, I was often struck by the irony that Freud, who shed more light than anyone onto the crippling burden of memory, had been unable to resist its mythic spell any better than the rest of us.

    Nicole Krauss: Nicole Krauss On Writing 'Great House'

  • One of the main rooms of the exhibition displays around 80 sculptures and collectors items, ranging from African masks, ritual knives from Asia, South American statuettes or simple porcelain dishes, that are casually stacked on two shelves.

    Trying to Make Sense of Coninx's Art-Collecting Obsession

  • Inspired by “syroco” sculptures that were popular in the 1930s and 1940s, the ten new Peanuts statuettes from Dark Horse are designed and manufactured in a style consistent with the earlier figures.

    Dark Horse Title Shipping in December | Major Spoilers - Comic Book Reviews and News

  • There are more statuettes than full-size statues, more bronze casts than original marbles.

    Nice Wing, Pity About the Art

  • And yet when I was a living in London, and spent quite a lot of time in Freud's study, comforted by the hominess of the place and the sight of his many figurines and statuettes, I was often struck by the irony that Freud, who shed more light than anyone onto the crippling burden of memory, had been unable to resist its mythic spell any better than the rest of us.

    Nicole Krauss: Nicole Krauss On Writing 'Great House'

  • These unsung but awarded survivors huddle around their glinting statuettes like they're campfires.

    Oscars: Inside the Vanity Fair party after the awards

  • And yet when I was a living in London, and spent quite a lot of time in Freud's study, comforted by the hominess of the place and the sight of his many figurines and statuettes, I was often struck by the irony that Freud, who shed more light than anyone onto the crippling burden of memory, had been unable to resist its mythic spell any better than the rest of us.

    Nicole Krauss: Nicole Krauss On Writing 'Great House'

  • That could add urgency to deliberations within the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences over whether to move the Oscars a month or so earlier, to get ahead of other film awards, which have sapped some of the suspense around the gold statuettes.

    Oscar's Big Night Comes Up Short

  • And yet when I was a living in London, and spent quite a lot of time in Freud's study, comforted by the hominess of the place and the sight of his many figurines and statuettes, I was often struck by the irony that Freud, who shed more light than anyone onto the crippling burden of memory, had been unable to resist its mythic spell any better than the rest of us.

    Nicole Krauss: Nicole Krauss On Writing 'Great House'

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