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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of veneer.


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  • Yet while the straight lines and flat veneered panels of Koloman Moser's "Enchanted Princesses Cabinet" 1900 foreshadow a design vocabulary several decades in the future, the long-haired princesses inlaid in marquetry are pure Pre-Raphaelite medievalism, proving that Romantic ideas weren't entirely discarded by the rising generation.

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  • It even helps veneered cabinets and such withstand the drying effects of seasonal temp & humidity swings.

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  • I started up the first pitch, a rock slab veneered with ice.

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  • There is also Phyfe's own chest of woodcarving tools, its beautifully veneered interior worthy of cabinetry for a front parlor, the elegantly beveled handle of each tool worn to mellow smoothness by years of use.

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  • This emphasis on veneer over carving characterizes much of Phyfe's later output, and the inclusion of such veneered pieces as an imposing Grecian bedstead and monumental cheval mirror made in 1841 for an important South Carolina client also underscores Phyfe's great popularity in the antebellum South.

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  • For a Romantic viewer, the tenuous, unpolished, wavering, dappled surface was far more evocative than the veneered and polished surface.

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  • She looked up from her newly shaped behind, perfectly veneered teeth, and severely swollen lips and managed to say to me, "Denise, you crack me up, you are so naïve, what does talent have to do with success?"

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  • It was silky, silken, a wonderful silk that veneered and flossed the softly moving, wavy water.


  • Pens, tape, paint, food, lacquer, Polaroids of his family and other pieces of Roth's intimate life splashed, tacked or veneered to the table tops.

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  • So ran the interpretation of Howkan, whose inherent barbarism gripped hold of him, and who lost his mission culture and veneered civilization as he caught the savage ring and rhythm of old Imber's tale.



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