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Word: bucolic

Definition: rustic; pastoral


Sentences Containing 'bucolic'

A similarly bucolic backdrop set the stage for his role as a dying idealist in Diego Arsuaga's "El Ășltimo tren" ("The Last Train," 2002), an Uruguayan film indicting unpatriotic business deals.
According to a 1913 story published by "The Washington Post", Love landed with the Turtles "on account of his bucolic disposition and odd appearance."
At the same time, the bucolic pasture in the foreground is juxtaposed against an unnamed city in the background.
Each designed to be seen from a different point of view and at different times of day to achieve an emotional effect. Some scenes should evoke solitude, others the pleasures of bucolic life, others the ideals of harmony and innocence.
He was also one of the bucolic brood in the Ma and Pa Kettle series that was introduced with the classic "The Egg and I".
Lucha Reyes is the one who started what Hadad calls "canto bravĂ­o" in Mexico. Hadad stays in an interview in 1997 "traditionally women would sing the campirana song or bucolic songs with soft voices, with very high pitch.
One of the interior walls of the canteen of the , at in Metz, is decorated with a bucolic fresco painted by Camille Hilaire, which is impressive in its size and beauty.

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