apartment


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apartment

noun home, place of residence, residence
Associated concepts: condominium, cooperative apartment
See also: chamber, domicile, home, lodging
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On entering the apartment, be had mechanically lifted his cap, and exposed a head covered with hair that rivalled, in color and gloss, the locks of Elizabeth.
That is but right," said the unknown, after a long silence, "but as I have no more money, as you have seen, and as I yet must retain the apartments, you must either sell this diamond in the city, or hold it in pledge.
But we have seen apartments in the tenure of Americans of moderns [possibly "modest" or "moderate"] means, which, in negative merit at least, might vie with any of the or-molu'd cabinets of our friends across the water.
But these other apartments were densely crowded, and in them beat feverishly the heart of life.
What the rent of apartments must have been twenty years ago makes one shudder to think of.
In this apartment a dozen red slaves were employed polishing or repairing the weapons of the yellow men.
One of the guards spoke a few words to her and then the men turned and left the apartment.
His cries had been heard, and suddenly the door burst open, and a score of armed guardsmen rushed into the apartment.
Mademoiselle Stangerson had her apartment in the right wing.
The shaded lights thrown downwards upon the table seemed to leave most of the rest of the apartment in semi-darkness.
The condition that had brought her to him passed in an illness, but she was like one who has discovered the sweetness of the twisted apples, she could not get her mind fixed again upon the round perfect fruit that is eaten in the city apartments.
He tried the door, which yielded to his hand, and was flung wide open by a sudden gust of wind that passed, as with a loud sigh, from the outermost portal through all the passages and apartments of the new house.