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plaque -- as in: dental plaque
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  • His scarcely revived memories couldn’t quite grasp what it meant, but he’d first seen it on the metal plaque back in the Maze, the one that had spelled out the words that made up WICKED’s acronym.
    James Dashner  --  The Scorch Trials
  • A plaque beside the door declared that the space was actually titled the Newsome Library, but I’d never heard anyone call it by that name except for Mom on occasion.
    Kiera Cass  --  The Heir
  • Park His mom always kept her keys in the same place—on a little key-shaped plaque in the entryway that said KEYS.
    Rainbow Rowell  --  Eleanor & Park
  • Lionnel had a black name plaque like Natalie’s, indicating that she had been down the hill in the FCI and probably had a long sentence.
    Piper Kerman  --  Orange Is the New Black

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  • A small plaque, the letter promised, would be hung in Gabby’s honor in one of the corridors, along with other recipients’, though as yet it hadn’t happened.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Choice
  • He wanted to read on so he’d be able to tell his mother about it, but that would be tantamount to arriving in her hospital room with her memorial plaque and asking for her input on the wording.
    Kass Morgan  --  The 100
  • 600 univs would have bought my daughter a respectable plaque, and I intend to get that money back.
    Marissa Meyer  --  Cinder
  • Perhaps some medical-looking marble frontage with a gold-plated plaque on the wall.
    Jojo Moyes  --  Me Before You
  • Then her husband, Dr. Larsen, her children and grandchildren present a plaque to Mason.
    Judy Blume  --  In the Unlikely Event
  • The walls were covered with posters about eating apples and plaque and brushing your teeth.
    Rebecca Stead  --  When You Reach Me

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  • They climbed the two steps to the building’s front stoop, and Abby punched a button next to a plaque reading RICHARD HANCOCK, M.D. "I’ll collect you in fifty minutes," she said.
    Anne Tayler  --  A Spool of Blue Thread
  • There is no trophy, no plaque, no certificate, no plate.
    Edward Bloor  --  Tangerine
  • On a pocked and lichen-splotched cement wall is bolted a small stone plaque.
    Anthony Doerr  --  All the Light We Cannot See
  • The wind and rain has rubbed the plaque at the base of the statue indecipherable.
    Lauren Oliver  --  Delirium
  • I silently read the words on the plaque, Department of Immigration and Naturalization Services.
    An Na  --  A Step from Heaven
  • A metal plaque set on a small stone pyramid, some distance from the dam itself, recorded this fact.
    V.S. Naipaul  --  A Bend in the River
  • AT THE END OF THE HALL stood a walnut door with a bronze plaque: ASCLEPIUS MD, DMD, DME, DC, DVS, FAAN, OMG, EMT, TTYL, FRCP, ME, IOU, OD, OT, PHARMD, BAMF, RN, PHD, INC., SMH
    Rick Riordan  --  The Blood of Olympus
  • Sure enough, there was a new name plaque on the door.
    Becca Fitzpatrick  --  Hush, Hush
  • Did anyone happen to notice the plaque next to the door of this school?
    R.J. Palacio  --  Wonder
  • A bronze plaque next to the door reads War Command.
    Victoria Aveyard  --  Red Queen
  • In the lobby, almost the first thing you see, there’s a large marble plaque.
    James Patterson  --  1st to Die
  • Beneath her is a large plaque that reads KNOWLEDGE LEADS TO PROSPERITY.
    Veronica Roth  --  Divergent
  • His eye lingered on the centre plaque of looking-glass and the seven little china figures.
    Agatha Christie  --  And Then There Were None
  • He gives her a shiny black plaque with a drawing of a boy and girl looking tenderly at each other.
    Sonia Nazario  --  Enrique’s Journey
  • A gold plaque declares it a historical landmark.
    Kathryn Stockett  --  The Help
  • It was a small plaster plaque, the kind sold in cheap gift shops.
    Ayn Rand  --  The Fountainhead
  • A gold plaque fixed to the door proclaimed her to be madame DOROTHEA, SEERESS AND PROPHETESS.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Bones
  • The voice came from an oblong metal plaque like a dulled mirror which formed part of the surface of the right-hand wall.
    George Orwell  --  1984
  • Walt installs a memorial just inside the door, a simple brass plaque inscribed with a few words.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
  • He sewed a plaque filled with radium to the outer surface of her cervix and packed another plaque against it.
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • A wooden plaque in the entryway was engraved in cursive with the words Home Is Where the Heart Is, and the entire house turned out to be festooned in such observations.
    John Green  --  The Fault in Our Stars
  • The mayor steps forward and presents us each with a plaque that’s so large I have to put down my bouquet to hold it.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Catching Fire
  • According to the plaque, it was called Crown Fountain.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lost Hero
  • Visitors at the gallery’s Leonardo Room now found a misleading and unapologetic plaque where the Adoration once hung.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • He and I were fooling around in the pool, near a big bronze plaque marked with events for which the school kept records—50 yards, 100 yards, 220 yards.
    John Knowles  --  A Separate Peace
  • Chief Scipio received his plaque, to applause.
    Warren St. John  --  Outcasts United
  • A particularly large plaque dominated the entry.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • Where the portal should’ve been was a big brass plaque, green with age, with a Greek Eta inscribed in the middle.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Battle of the Labyrinth
  • When he got back to Indiana, he planned to attach the actual medals and ribbons to the felt and stand the plaque on the bookcase, under Allen’s picture.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • There was a sign hanging on the door of Mo’s workshop, a small metal plaque.
    Cornelia Funke  --  Inkheart
  • A funeral plaque with a light hangs beside the door.
    August Wilson  --  Fences
  • On the door the plaque: "Work is liberty."
    Elie Wiesel  --  Night
  • Along the left wall ran a row of glass-fronted cubicles, each with a brass-lettered plaque hanging over it that read TELLER.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Fallen Angels
  • The plaque read, HYDRA HEAD #1, WOODSTOCK, N.Y., 1969.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lightning Thief
  • There were no doors off this landing, but Ron nudged Harry and pointed at the ceiling, where there was a circular trapdoor with a brass plaque on it.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
  • A few blocks from our house was an eight-foot-high stone with a plaque on it that commemorated some civil historic event, and one morning on the way to the store, Mommy noticed that the rock had been painted the black-liberation colors, red, black, and green.
    James McBride  --  The Color of Water
  • She followed him up the steps that led to the porch and paused briefly at the door, just long enough to see a small brass plaque posted near the door that read, "The Blakelees."
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Last Song
  • ’His life’s ambition is to have his head cut off and stuck up on a plaque just like his mother,’ said Ron irritably.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
  • For nearly ten minutes Salander stood in the empty hall with her eyes fixed on the brass plaque that said "Advokat N. E. Bjurman" before she rang the bell.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • Her mother-to her credit-had rearranged court dates so that she could watch Josie be plaque in the school dental hygiene play, or hear her five-note solo in the Christmas chorale.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Nineteen Minutes
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