Definitions

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  • adjective Resembling or characteristic of a temple

Etymologies

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temple +‎ -like

Examples

  • Following a campus road, she passed the cathedral plaza and headed for a wide green lawn flanked by twin, white marble, templelike buildings.

    Enchanted Ivy

  • Following a campus road, she passed the cathedral plaza and headed for a wide green lawn flanked by twin, white marble, templelike buildings.

    Enchanted Ivy

  • Following a campus road, she passed the cathedral plaza and headed for a wide green lawn flanked by twin, white marble, templelike buildings.

    Enchanted Ivy

  • I thought I saw a Lifelight pyramid and a templelike structure that could have come from Faar.

    The Soldiers of Halla

  • I thought I saw a Lifelight pyramid and a templelike structure that could have come from Faar.

    The Soldiers of Halla

  • I thought I saw a Lifelight pyramid and a templelike structure that could have come from Faar.

    The Soldiers of Halla

  • Perhaps Joseph Cornell was being romantic by creating templelike dioramas for women he admired (in one, he preserves a feather from Tamara Toumanova's "Swan Lake" costume).

    Moma's Show Of Shows

  • Given the open floor plan of this templelike building the private offices are set against the outer walls, enclosed by wood and glass but of necessity open at the top, as the bank's ceilings soar to a height of twenty-five, perhaps thirty feet.

    Beacon Street Mourning

  • Rising from the center of the home was a watch-tower, giving the house a templelike appearance.

    Prison Of Souls

  • The _Pedagogue's_ space lighter settled to the plaza gently, some fifty yards from the ornately decorated pyramid which stretched up several hundred feet and was topped by a small templelike building.

    Adaptation

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