statuesque


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of size and dignity suggestive of a statue

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suggestive of a statue

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The Kro-lu stood silent and statuesque, watching the proceedings.
Carter Druse grew pale; he shook in every limb, turned faint, and saw the statuesque group before him as black figures, rising, falling, moving unsteadily in arcs of circles in a fiery sky.
He sat perfectly still, statuesque in homely fashion, after having delivered himself of his effective assent: "Yes.
Dark human shapes could be made out in the distance, flitting indistinctly against the gloomy border of the forest, and near the river two bronze figures, leaning on tall spears, stood in the sunlight under fantastic head- dresses of spotted skins, warlike and still in statuesque repose.
For a moment he stood statuesque but for his sensitively dilating nostrils; then he wheeled and fled noiselessly from the terrifying presence of man.
But in his best days (I mean, of course, his worst) Flambeau was a figure as statuesque and international as the Kaiser.
Hermann's baggy cotton gowns had some sort of rudimentary frills at neck and bottom, but this girl's print frocks hadn't even a wrinkle; nothing but a few straight folds in the skirt falling to her feet, and these, when she stood still, had a severe and statuesque quality.
But Mrs Verloc's lips, composed in their usual form, preserved a statuesque immobility like the rest of her face.
ALAN BENNETT (Alex Jennings) moves into a house in Camden and is befriended by well-to-do neighbours including opera fans Rufus (Roger Allam) and Pauline (Deborah Findlay), who live opposite, and statuesque Ursula Vaughan Williams (Frances de la Tour).
Mum-of-three Kate was statuesque in a figure-hugging, plunging, midnight blue midi dress by Stella McCartney which showed off the 39-yearold's hourglass figure and made her sapphire eyes pop.
Or I'll plonk in statuesque subjects - most of which are tender, like hedychiums (ginger lilies), which I used in the hot borders in summer.
The statuesque supermodel had more right than most to be at the celebrity-studded event in Sussex, the 35-year-old has been known to saddle up a horse and swing a chukka herself.
The South African-born star shone at the Christian Dior haute couture show in Paris wearing a thigh-skimming sequined Dior mini-dress which showcased her statuesque physique and endless legs.
While her Nymphomaniac (it's the name of the film, not a description of him) co-star Shia LaBeouf made an idiot of himself wearing a paper bag on his head and talking like Eric Cantona, Uma was statuesque in a clinging floor-length Dolce & Gabbana gown and shrug.
THE back-from-the-dead canoe fraudster John Darwin is facing a return to prison after he left the UK without permission to meet a statuesque Ukrainian in a mini-skirt.