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not handsome or beautiful

of a plain and unsophisticated nature

of or relating to the family or household

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lacking in physical beauty or proportion

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having a feeling of home

plain and unpretentious

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without artificial refinement or elegance

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Homely Abode was uninsured due to being on a flood plain, leaving the couple with a huge void.
Abhishek too has decided to opt for a homely environment until the shooting of "Dhoom 3" is over.
HOMELY FEELING Fontburn Farm north of Morpeth is a spacious farmhouse set in 176 acres
Sofa beds are a versatile option for home offices * Scented candles and cushions add a homely touch Guest beds offer a fantastic 'two-for-one'' solution
Coffee is another scent that will appeal to buyers Picture: House of Fraser Freshly baked bread is one of the best ways to create a homely feeling on viewings Picture: Associated British Foods
Usually, the truck drivers enjoy taking their meal at these Dhabas because of their traditional ambience and homely hospitality.
Now it seems you can have a homely house with all the benefits modern technology can conjure.
But this 200-year-old pub and ten-bed B & B is a very homely haven from the madness of the world outside.
Homely linens are attached with clothespins to the upper lines, and the overall effect is one of instability and sad, grinding repetition.
Colors of walls and furniture were chosen to reflect a cozy environ as well as relaxing furniture to allow guests a feel of homely comfort.
If William resembled his homely, gingerhaired brother instead of being tall, blond and handsome, the cries for him to be monarch would fall silent.
Where the Trolls of old were homely, naked and decidedly unglamorous, the new ``Trollz'' are cute, fashionable and plugged into every element of a tween's life, from malls to iPods, computers to cell phones.
In this installment, these Wards of the Salt Sea (children who have lost their parents to the sea) are called to help with an expedition to the Vastlands to find a new Homely Country where their people can settle to escape the coming darkness.
You can trace horrors on his face thin red rivers hectic across his nose and cheeks his milky eyes are overhung by the arid incline of his brows his mouth is small mean puckered like a fish his shoulders are eroding into his chest he bares his belly when the weather is fine his ribs are echoed by a series of scars when I first saw them drawn by their pallor he thrust his chest out like a fighting cock shark honey or a knife hard to remember he leans back from his pelvis when he walks trailing his body like an afterthought his legs are sturdy thickly veined when he descends the stairs like a homely god I am forced to remember the mop bucket I am bent over like a penitent and I remember my first hatred
The Agronomist is its homely inverse; the indefatigable souls of a freedom fighter and the peasant majority for whom he advocated infuse its low production values with a vitality not entirely its own.