rusticity


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Synonyms for rusticity

the quality of being rustic or gauche

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watered soil, Should enhance the invoking the feel quality of the of rusticity experience, and earth especially for those who associate the rural hinterland with poverty and lack of hygiene.
Picnic tables, fire rings, and a vault toilet are the sole facilities--there's no potable water-but rusticity keeps the crowds away: No motorboats disturb the water, which reflects the waterfalls and steep, forested peaks along its edge.
You would assume that it's a very rustic cooking process, and there are elements of rusticity, but really there's a lot of technique going on and that's pretty cool.
Invoking the same literary tradition, Owens calls the ballad "this degraded thing shot through with a sense of pastness, cultural infancy and a charming but sometimes dangerous rusticity that needs to be carefully framed and reined.
Jonathan Green traces slang applications of hay as a marker of rusticity to mid-nineteenth-century American and Australian usage.
For example, the derogatory bodily allusions to Byron's lameness ("hobbling verses") and Hogg's rusticity ("His ears were erect, his eye-brows indignant") echo conversations about the Regency crisis, where the King's mental (rather than corporeal) infirmity raised the urgent issue of whether sovereignty was an individual or corporate matter.
The Maharashtrian table's hallmark is the rusticity of its offerings, yet there were many elegant pairings just waiting to be discovered.
A hunter and fisherman who loves the rusticity of central PA, Mike compares the shale boom to a "modern-day gold rush without stripping the land of its beauty.
The 38-year-old serves up cultured rusticity at two Michelin star restaurants in New York and has opened a third specialising in seafood.
15] Although Bob Dylan, Joan Baez, and Judy Collins made both the style and the politics of rural protest marketable in the first half of the 1960s, Dylan turned away from folk's rusticity toward an urban bohemianism--or from folk's common repertoire to rock's investment in individual authorship.
is considered one of the least risky vegetables to grow, due to its rusticity, good production in poor soils, low incidence of pests and diseases, high tolerance to drought, low cost, cultivated mainly by small local farmers, and use as a staple food in many areas of the world (ROESLER et al.
These playwrights, then, accuse a socially exclusive audience that prided itself on its sophistication of actually harboring an irrepressible longing for purely visual display, and suggest, moreover, that there was a lingering odor of rusticity about them too.
But when the sun is shining the inherent bleakness is transformed into a benign rusticity despite the long shadows cast by the flock of wind turbines on the skyline.
My own taste leans toward a refined rusticity, a look easily accomplished with pre-loved pieces, whisper-soft colours, romantic accents, eloquent objects and a 'do it yourself ' attitude.