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still life
used in A Great and Terrible Beauty

8 uses
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Definition
a painting of inanimate objects such as fruit or flowers
  • Miss Moore searches the wall behind us as if the answer might be hiding there among her pastel watercolor still lifes.
    Chapter 9 (83% in)
  • Another still life.
    Chapter 23 (33% in)
  • If she wants a still life, we could just as easily paint the futures Spence is preparing us for day by day.
    Chapter 23 (33% in)
  • A still life?
    Chapter 23 (35% in)
  • "The world's greatest artists have seen fit to paint still lifes from time to time."
    Chapter 23 (37% in)
  • "I guess it's a still life after all," I sigh, dipping my brush into the red paint.
    Chapter 23 (42% in)
  • I'm sure your parents would enjoy a still life."
    Chapter 23 (59% in)
  • "You'll have to find a way to make those still lifes interesting."
    Chapter 34 (95% in)

There are no more uses of "still life" in A Great and Terrible Beauty.

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