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Word: idyllic

Definition: charmingly carefree; simple and happy; Ex. idyllic scene

Sentences Containing 'idyllic'

An idyllic spot with old small houses and boat houses situated in the centre of Vik and well worth a visit.
Both categories trekked, kayaked and cycled alongside each other as they covered approximately 450 km through World Heritage wilderness and along the idyllic coast of the Freycinet National Park.
Don Bosco Institute of Management is located in the idyllic Ramsai Hills, Kharguli.
He says that Signal Platoon of HQ Company 5th Battalion Sherwood Foresters came from Italy into Eberstein, Austria in 1945, and that it was "Somewhere in the area between St Viet and Neumark we eventually came to a stop in an idyllic picturesque village called Eberstein.
In 1974, a yachting couple from San Diego, California, Malcolm "Mac" Graham III, 53, and Eleanor LaVerne "Muff" Graham, 50, sailed a 38 foot ketch to Palmyra – 1200 miles south of Honolulu – hoping to find it deserted and to pass an idyllic year or more there.
In the realm of development in living conditions, Sessenbach has kept its “idyllic” village character, and village and club life here are important to the local people.
Isn't this idyllic country landscape too good to be true?"
Located amid idyllic sylvan surrounding at the foot of Kharghar hills, the ZTC campus offers peaceful and salubrious climate ideal for research and learning throughout the year.
Meditating is an idyllic way to separate oneself from the world and all its distractions.
Nature has been generous in giving Bjerkreim many idyllic places, making Bjerkreim a good place to live by living in a countryside environment, but still relatively close to a major city, Stavanger.
Of the surrounding landscape, "Country Life" itself has observed that, in its early days, it offered a rose-tinted view of the English countryside ... idyllic villages, vernacular buildings and already dying rural crafts.
Originally composed in 1894 to celebrate a century of happy settlement for the College in idyllic rural Lancashire, today, the Stonyhurst Chorus was sung each year following the Head of the Line's address at Rhetoric ball, which closed Great Academies.
Others view them as reactionaries trying to recapture an idyllic and utopian past. For some they are radicals out to restructure American life, and for others they are economically hard-pressed agrarians seeking government relief.
Set 10 years after the original film, a prologue sets the scene as a couple unhappy in idyllic Stepford, Connecticut, attempts to leave town; they are killed by the police chief.
Somewhat before the early 2000s, the idyllic countryside of Appenzell Innerrhoden apparently became popular with nudists, and at the 2009 Landsgemeinde the canton's residents voted to prohibit naked hiking.
Temptations lead singer David Ruffin, as the song's narrator, describes an idyllic world where everyone has everything they could ask for, except he doesn't have his love: Bass singer Melvin Franklin is also heard out front, singing ""Oh, Yeah"" after Ruffin's first two lines on the first verse (this is repeated by the group on the last verse).
The character's main function was to inject into the show "sensuality, promise, terror, sublimity, idyllic pleasure, intense energy" - elements long associated with the Orient in Western culture, according to Orientalism author Edward Said.
There are wide beam and narrowbeam locks; there is idyllic open rolling countryside, and the grimness of industry, some of it removed, some of it improved, and some of it still there in all its awfulness.
With similar ambiguity, "Metro-land" combined idyllic photographs of rural tranquillity with advertising spreads for new, though leafy, housing developments.

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::: mollify - soothe an angry person
::: maculated - spotted; stained; CF. immaculate
::: deprecate - express disapproval of; deplore; protest against; belittle; ADJ. deprecatory
::: execute - put into effect; carry out; kill as a lawful punishment; N. execution
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::: confound - confuse; puzzle