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Synonyms for picturesque

evoking strong mental images through distinctiveness

described verbally in sharp and accurate detail

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suggesting or suitable for a picture

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strikingly expressive

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I like a fine prospect, but not on picturesque principles.
Last night the scenery was striking and picturesque.
It suggests no crystal waters, no picturesque shores, no sublimity.
I shall never forget the last glimpse which I had of the inn yard and its crowd of picturesque figures,all crossing themselves, as they stood round the wide archway, with its background of rich foliage of oleander and orange trees in green tubs clustered in the centre of the yard.
Here and there we passed Cszeks and slovaks, all in picturesque attire, but I noticed that goitre was painfully prevalent.
A young peasant girl, who was carrying a bundle of grass on her head, suddenly appeared, followed at a distance by four little brats, clad in rags, it is true, but vigorous, sunburned, picturesque, bold-eyed, and riotous; thorough little imps, looking like angels.
Entrance to Keukenhof Gardens A visit to Amsterdam A visit to picturesque Bruges t hree nights' three-star standard bed and continental breakfast hotel accommodation Return coach travel and Channel crossings Escorted by a friendly tour manager The Prince of Wales 70th Birthday exhibition Step inside Buckingham Palace to discover its you will see The Prince of Wales 70th Birthday exhibition.
Summary: Kohima (Nagaland) [India], November 1 (ANI): A state, defined by its lush mountainous terrain, picturesque village settlements and rich cultural heritage, Nagaland is also recognised for its finesse in fashion and handicrafts.
The Women of Lania are getting ready to welcome visitors to walk along the picturesque lanes of the village, while also taking a stroll among some of the village's open courtyards this coming weekend.
Picturesque, a photography exhibition by Dinesh Deckker, will open on October 15 -- 5pm -- at Sri Lankan School Muscat.
Under the Banyan Tree: Relocating the Picturesque in British India by Romita Ray.
PLUS PLUS The final countdown A New Year break to picturesque Donegal The final countdown WIN PAGE 14 WIN PAGE 14
Irish Mirror readers were quick to send in their photos showing the picturesque beauty of the changing seasons.
Also, to have the audacity to make a financial inducement to the rugby clubs' hierarchy to move to a less picturesque site with taxpayers' money beggars belief.
MAGICAL MALCESINE THE picturesque lakeside resort of Malcesine, Italy is the perfect base to explore Lake Garda, with its charming cafes and restaurants, cobbled streets and historical buildings.