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marmoreal

(less commonly), marmorean
of, relating to, or resembling marble
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"[A]ppalled by public rituals of confession and repentance," Mehring writes, Schmitt would maintain marmoreal silence about the Holocaust to his dying day.
Her hands somehow searched out each tale those men carved into my face, scraping away marmoreal myths that define which race might rule.
Fletcher's classicized bust is situated on two Parnassian wooded hills, marmoreal Art implanted in a Natural setting" (46).
British designer Max Lamb devised a multicolored marble called Marmoreal for a furniture line by London design brand Dzek (led by design advisor and curator Brent Dzekciorius).
While the marmoreal poetics of preservation looks forward to judgment--"So, till the judgment that yourself arise, / You live in this, and dwell in lovers' eyes" (13-14) as Sonnet 55 puts it with revelatory flair (13)-- the monuments, when not left for oblivion, find themselves refaced and restored in later ages.
Although the show is heavily gynocentric, the marmoreal member of an hermaphrodite is slyly perpendicular, and transgendered persons are incorporated in the show's namesake video.
She takes us from ambivalence and excuse making to a quiet lament before those marmoreal signifiers of the divine.
His high forehead was marmoreal, his hair spiked crazily.
(6) Attracted by swatches of brown, red, and yellow in an otherwise marmoreal visual field, the eye seizes on the foreground drama of merchants and boatman amid the river bustle--a bit of local color in an Orientalizing vein, well handled but essentially touristic.
If Jim starts with a "clean slate" in Patusan, Marlow nevertheless indicates the marmoreal nature of this second chance: "A clean slate, did he say?
one of the three indisputable geniuses of French music." A rather odd assessment--why the implied denigration of Frangois Couperin, Gabriel Faure, Maurice Ravel, and Olivier Messiaen?--but Rameau's creative splendors, however uncongenially marmoreal to Romantic tastes, cannot be denied.