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Synonyms of 'sculpture'

(noun) 
Definition
works or a work made in this way
a collection of 20th-century sculptures
Synonyms
statue
a huge white statue of Chairman Mao
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bust
a bronze bust of Beethoven
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effigy
An effigy was being burned in the town square.
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figurine
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statuette
(verb) 
Definition
to form or be formed in the manner of sculpture
He sculptured the figure in marble.
Synonyms
carve
One of the prisoners has carved a beautiful chess set.
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form
The bowl was formed out of clay.
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cut
Geometric motifs are cut into the stone walls.
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model
Sometimes she carved wood or modelled clay.
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fashion
The desk was fashioned out of oak.
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shape
Cut the dough in half and shape each half into a loaf.
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mould
We moulded a statue out of mud.
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sculpt
They sculpt the material while it is in the right stage of stickiness.
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chisel
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hew (old-fashioned)
medieval monasteries hewn out of the rockface
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sculp

Additional synonyms

in the sense of bust
Definition
a sculpture of the head, shoulders, and upper chest of a person
a bronze bust of Beethoven
in the sense of cut
Definition
to form or shape by cutting
Geometric motifs are cut into the stone walls.
Synonyms
in the sense of effigy
Definition
a crude representation of someone, used as a focus for contempt
An effigy was being burned in the town square.

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