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  • n  a large entrance or reception room or area

  • Mailer wrote that Cape Kennedy was "the antechamber of the new creation.
  • Plaques and portraits of Ecuador's 105 Presidents line the yellow walls of the antechamber to the restrooms in El Pobre Diablo (The Poor Devil), a bohemian hangout in Quito, the .
  • The sense that these works each reflect the life of a missing owner is brought home in an antechamber where five computers enable visitors to look up the provenance of every item .
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  • Priceless
    Submitted by Simon Black of Sovereign Man Priceless Two bright white eyes looked at me inquisitively through the small hatch in the nondescript metal door. I quickly glanced around the dark, empty streets of the Palermo district in Buenos Aires and whispered the password. The door clanked open, revealing a small antechamber and a phone booth. I picked up the receiver and punched in a 4-digit ...
    April 14, 2014 - Zero Hedge

  • Roberto Donadoni in AFP
    Resign? The thought would never even enter the antechamber of my brain,said Donadoni. "It's not because of a missed penalty that I'm going to change my opinion of our European Championships, that would be stupid."
  • Manfred Rommel in River Falls Journal (registration)
    In a forward, Dr. Manfred Rommel, son of the German general, writes that "I admire Jane Pejsa for walking in the footsteps of Dante, in the antechamber of heaven, hell and purgatory."
  • Pat Robertson in Dissident Voice
    Robertson added: "I think we've just seen the antechamber to terror. We haven't even begun to see what they can do to the major population."

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