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respond

1. Architect a pilaster or an engaged column that supports an arch or a lintel
2. Christianity a choral anthem chanted in response to a lesson read at a church service

Respond

A pier or pilaster projecting from a wall as a support for an arch at the end of an arcade.

respond

respond
A support, usually a corbel or pilaster, affixed to a wall to receive one end of an arch, a groin, or a vault rib.
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Moreover, a child found alone may not respond to an officer's efforts and consolation because they are quite content to stay where the officer found them.
Now set that image aside, and imagine instead what it feels like to respond. Feel that difference.
The senior tax persons were asked to respond to the same two questions.
More important, which area of the sheep's brain would respond? A British study, in which sheep were hung in slings in darkened rooms before a projector screen, tested the responses in the animals' brains to pictures of both friendly and menacing faces of a variety of species.
In another case, a jury ordered a town to pay a family $3.8 million because police failed to respond adequately to the father's plea for help when he reported his daughter missing.
These cells are in a lower brain area called the dorsal horn of the medulla, but are comparable to cells found in the spinal cord that respond to pain elsewhere on the body.
In many communities, reports related to domestic abuse make up the largest category of calls to which police officers respond. Yet, until fairly recently, police officers rarely ventured into the private domain of the marital relationship.
5 through 10, offices responded to four motor vehicle accidents and eight alarms.
During the week of July 1 through 7, officers responded to 12 alarms and logged 106 building checks.
During the week of July 1 to 7, officers responded to 12 alarms and one motor vehicle accident.
During the week of June 24 through 30, officers responded to 12 alarms and four motor vehicle accidents.