any decorative band on an outside wall, broader than a stringcourse and bearing lettering, sculpture, etc.
something regarded as possessing a sacred character or mysterious significance
any of the crystalline deposits that form in a solution cave after the creation of the cave itself. These deposits are generally composed of calcium carbonate dissolved from the surrounding limestone by groundwater.
rain-fed natural basin
to pray humbly; make humble and earnest entreaty or petition
the land lying behind a coastal region
a total desertion of or departure from one's religion, principles, party, cause, etc.
to suppress; put an end to; extinguish
any external prop or support built to steady a structure by opposing its outward thrusts, especially a projecting support built into or against the outside of a masonry wall.
the scope of the influence or concerns of something
of common or frequent occurrence
the act, process, or manner of making anything; construction.
lasting a very short time; short-lived; transitory
a heavy hand tool with a steel cutting blade attached at right angles to a wooden handle, used for dressing timber
Grammar/language: pertaining to or productive of a form denoting increased size or intensity