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Synonyms for Baroque

Synonyms for Baroque

elaborately and heavily ornamented

Synonyms for Baroque

the historic period from about 1600 until 1750 when the baroque style of art, architecture, and music flourished in Europe

elaborate and extensive ornamentation in decorative art and architecture that flourished in Europe in the 17th century

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having elaborate symmetrical ornamentation

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The October 20, 1996 presidential, legislative, and mayoral elections were judged free and fair by international observers and by the groundbreaking national electoral observer group Etica y Transparencia (Ethics and Transparency) despite a number of irregularities due largely to logistical difficulties and a baroquely complicated electoral law.
While this philosophy might have seemed original at the time, a direct hit at the mores of the recent Victorian era with its sexual repressiveness and the baroquely kinky secret sexuality that repressiveness engendered, Lawrence was actually in full harmony with the mainstream anti-rationalist tradition dating back to Jean-Jacques Rousseau (though Rousseau would probably have used the word "heart" in the place of Lawrence's "blood").
The Baroquely twisting form, like a warped breadstick, is split into two served and serviced zones, punctuated at intervals by sky courts filled with vegetation and water to mitigate the hot, arid desert climate.
The notion that we'll suddenly find our drinking water delivering death instead of refreshment is among the more baroquely unsettling of post-9/11 fears.
except, say, classically, as a stasis such as The Sphinx, or baroquely, as does Bach (with bass quaver at-one with theme engendering seemingly infinite variations) or romantically, as "A solid moving through an inferno" (as poet Michael McClure has it).
Such work often confutes rapture with a retro-glamour and decadence: its setting can be baroquely noirish, jazzy-decadent; or mannered and exotically ascetic--adjectives I attach with no value put on the quality of the poetry they characterize.
Lins's triadic structures, like in the trompe l'oeil technique, baroquely alienate a spiritual religious setting from a profane reality.
Clerics were trained on the continent, while the disappearance of the bardic schools forced poets to resort to forms of poesy which seem baroquely elegant to us but which they regarded as strictly economy-range.
AARP can keep on peddling those products and living as baroquely as it likes --just as long as it drops the charitable cover and pays its taxes like other American businesses.
The baroquely attired LA model Chebo occasionally appears alongside Pearl, acting as videographer, while the artist, as director, flits in and out of the frame.
The best, most baroquely detailed cuts are the break-up or barely-managing-not-to songs, but it ain't all drama (there's a nice cover of the eternal white-trash love novelty "Somethin' to Brag About").
Her remark led me to rethink our attachment to Minimalism in the West and our too-blithe refusal of theatricality, which is so baroquely deployed, for instance, by Georgian-born Armenian film director and artist Sergei Paradjanov (19241990).
In a nutshell: Deliriously melodramatic, baroquely designed and massively staged epic about court intrigue in 10th-century China.