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Definition of "lineaments" []

  • Plural form of lineament. (noun)

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Use "lineaments" in a sentence
  • "My own anecdotal evidence suggests that right across the secondary school system our children are being short-changed of the patrimony of their story, which is to say the lineaments of the whole story, for there can be no true history that refuses to span the arc, no coherence without chronology."
  • "And the girl, looking up into the peaceful old "lineaments," smiled faintly, and knew there was healing in them."
  • "Built some 4,500 years ago as way-stations to the afterlife, they are the lineaments of gratified desire."