bucolic


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Synonyms for bucolic

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of or relating to the countryside

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a short poem descriptive of rural or pastoral life

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(used with regard to idealized country life) idyllically rustic

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relating to shepherds or herdsmen or devoted to raising sheep or cattle

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Unlike more conventional Quebecois films, including Carle's own Maria Chapdelaine (1983), there are only brief flashes of bucolic lyricism.
The 33-year-old apartment community features one-, two- and three-bedroom units in a bucolic setting located in close proximity to downtown Washington D.
The three-story, old-fashioned log lodge overlooks a bucolic meadow, ponds, and the west fork of the Little Colorado River, places where you can play horseshoes or fly-fish in the summer and ice-skate or cross-country ski in the winter.
Hill's story of how she ended up in the tree in the first place is a captivating one, as is her account of how she coped with the hardball capitalists running PacificLumber/Maaxam, contended with the media celebrity factory, kept other activists with their own political agendas at bay, and endured a not-always bucolic environment.
This combination of the vague and the arbitrary allows McLaren to succumb now and then to a-historical reveries, such as Foucault's lament over "inconsequential bucolic pleasures", (p.
The word was derived from the name of a pastoral region of ancient Greece that was represented as a rural paradise in Greek and Roman bucolic poetry.
The first bucolic portrays the anguish of a shepherd forced to leave his ancestral lands.
At the Company's Amish-tended, state-of-the-art production facility in bucolic northern Ohio, these ingredients meld with each other, along with ultra-purified well water, to form paper-thin sheets, which are then cut into individual strands and delicately air dried to preserve flavor and texture.
This study offers a close reading of Virgil's Eclogues with a focus both on how it conveys the concept of gardens and the bucolic landscape, and how classical Roman painting and literature influenced the poet's vision.
Binns says his move away from London to bucolic Somerset played a role in the band focusing on its softer side while finding harmony in the studio.
In one case, a vague, blotted scene of two men and what looks like a goat--it would seem bucolic, if the man on the right didn't look as if he was going to club the animal to death--slowly floats across the black void as Desnos recalls Breton's growing concern about the psychological consequences of their reckless dedication to daydreaming.
Against this bucolic decay, Nossiter posits the obscenely successful Michel Rolland, a wine consultant and a crass, comic-book villain.
His artistic eye scanned the exotic flora and through the bucolic stillness saw the real Arcadia, a goldmine of natural elements in constant change.
New Hampshire is the bucolic setting for prestigious Dartmouth College.
Almodovar has said he was struck by Masurca's "vitality and optimism, its bucolic air, and those unexpected images of painful beauty which made me cry from pure pleasure.