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the quality of being strikingly expressive or vivid

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visually vivid and pleasing

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He related, with that poetry, that picturesqueness, which perhaps he alone possessed at that period, the escape of Fouquet, the pursuit, the furious race, and, lastly, the inimitable generosity of the surintendant, who might have fled ten times over, who might have killed the adversary in the pursuit, but who had preferred imprisonment, perhaps worse, to the humiliation of one who wished to rob him of his liberty.
Unlike any other roads in Europe the British high roads have never been subjected to any organised attempts to grade or straighten them out, and to that no doubt their peculiar picturesqueness is to be ascribed.
The picturesqueness of the chimney stacks and tumble-down walls of the burned-out quarters of the town, stretching out and concealing one another, reminded him of the Rhine and the Colosseum.
It has a vividness and picturesqueness all his own, but when Carlyle began to write people cared neither for his style nor for his subjects.
The material is abstract, but Donne gives it full poetic concrete picturesqueness.
His picturesqueness, as he explicitly states at the end of act II, is anchored in the frescos of the Italian painter Domenichino (Domenico Zampieri) in the Polet Chapel of San Luigi dei Francesi in Rome, four panels known as the St.
Without any great stretch of the imagination we may anticipate the time when the ample waters shall reflect temple, and tower, and dome, in every variety of picturesqueness and magnificence.
6) Antoine's production was characterized, as usual, by his meticulous attention to historical authenticity and local color and by his care for picturesqueness and for truth.
In Lviv, Ukraine, October 14, 2013, a painting--a chromatically subdued landscape of river, mountains, and forest--stands on a patch of bare ground, its lush picturesqueness, somewhere between folk art and kitsch, contrasting with the dark earth around it.
With "judicious landscape gardening", the result according to the Birmingham Daily Post was "a remarkable amount of picturesqueness for so unpromising a site".
It was "less material, less hurried, less prosaically equalitarian, less futile, richer in picturesqueness, festivity, in realized pleasure that reeked not of hope or fear or unrejoicing labor" (4).
Nonetheless, Propp believed that this invariant sequence of 31 functions allows for plots to exhibit an "amazing multiformity, picturesqueness and colour" as well as a "no less striking uniformity" ("Morphology" 21).
Though Goa is captured with pristine picturesqueness, the Ranveer-Anushka relationship in the second-half falters due to a lack of inner conviction.
In any case, phenomenon of visual experience in urban space mainly depends on making possible these type of views, because this kind of diversity in manner of understanding urban form contributes to its picturesqueness and attractiveness, diversity in space experience.