eclectic


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someone who selects according to the eclectic method

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selecting what seems best of various styles or ideas

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Oakway's Thursday ladies league also employs eclectic scoring, with each member's hole-by-hole scores kept on a separate page in a three-ring binder.
This writer's tastes run to the sophisticated with an eclectic touch; mixing vintage, ethnic and contemporary including a dining room with a vintage Lucite table as the centerpiece; dining chairs slip-covered in an arabesque-print fabric, all set on a silk carpet bordered with the classic Greek key motif.
color) Beth Hetu, left, and Nanette Ferrara created McKenna and Greene, an eclectic home, garden and gift boutique that also includes specialty foods, jewelry, hand-tooled handbags and home and garden items.
We have drawn together an eclectic group of researchers who reflect the changing nature of literature on men and body image.
Asher Dance Eclectic incorporates able-bodied and wheelchair dancers in jazz and contemporary dance styles.
Rosa: An Italian Tale by Eileen Ghilarducci Arnoff is an intimate and eclectic tale of a woman Italian-American recent immigrant who meets a tenacious with this romantic tale, as the couple come to realize what they need to become a true American family and fulfill their dream.
Winner of the 2004 Blue Lynx Prize for Poetry, The Sleep Accusations is an eclectic, intimate, and highly recommended collection of the greatest poetry from the intriguing and intuitive works by Randall Watson.
Surprise your more eclectic pals with In the Heart of the Moon (Nonesuch), mesmerizing duets by African guitar master All Farka Toure and kora (21-string gourd-harp) virtuoso Toumani Diabate.
One such champion is Mary Pateras of Eclectic Wines, a woman with enormous passion and enthusiasm.
As to Cieco, because of his association with humanists at the courts of Mantua and Ferrara, Everson recognizes in his Mambriano the "incorporation of an eclectic range of classical motifs" (126).
This eclectic anthology ranges from the practical, as in "Maneuvering Through Menopause: A Rite of Passage" in which two doctors decode the change of life, to the poetic "To My Last Period" in which Lucille Clifton bids farewell to an old friend: "now it is done, and I feel just like the grandmothers who, after the hussy has gone, sit holding her photograph sighing, wasn't she beautiful?
An eclectic combination, the result of an unusual premise.
The conceit is clever, but while Finn occasionally references the terrain as "Siva," as though it is, indeed, an archaeologist's dig site, essentially, the book is an eclectic survey of what has become the epicenter of high tech.
Her book, The Tapir's Morning Bath (Houghton Mifflin, $25), chronicles the year she spent learning about the eclectic group of researchers who work on the island.
Cheerful, eclectic, often irritating (try the opening graphics), sometimes fun and illuminating, the site is a contemporary descendant of '60s California, a sort of grandchild of The Whole Earth Catalog with Bill Gates somewhere in the lineage.