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1. relievo

noun. sculpture consisting of shapes carved on a surface so as to stand out from the surrounding background.

Synonyms

  • relief
  • alto rilievo
  • basso rilievo
  • mezzo-rilievo
  • half-relief
  • low relief
  • sculpture
  • high relief
  • basso relievo
  • bas relief
  • embossment
  • rilievo
  • alto relievo
  • sculptural relief

Antonyms

  • high relief
  • compression
  • increase
  • embarrassment

Etymology

  • rilievo (Italian)

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2. mezzo-relievo

noun. a sculptural relief between low relief and high relief.

Synonyms

  • mezzo-rilievo
  • half-relief
  • embossment
  • rilievo
  • relievo
  • sculptural relief

Antonyms

  • increase
  • low relief
  • high relief
  • embarrassment

Example sentences of the word relievo


1. Noun, singular or mass
For instance, a game popular in the streets of Brooklyn in the early 20th century, ring relievo, was a variation of the European game relievo.

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