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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. On the other side crags and trees and snowy houses were reflected in the lake with a wonderful distinctness, and streams of light from many a distant window shot far abroad over the still waters.
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.
There was nothing romantic nor picturesque about him--he was too thoroughly commonplace.
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.
Time and the disfavor of persons dwelling thereabout are converting it into a rather picturesque ruin.
"But I do," said a journalist of considerable local fame as a picturesque reporter.
Addressing a high level meeting at the State's metropolis, the Prime Minister advised the AJK Tourism Department, Police and Commissioners of all three divisions to monitor the situation related to tourism particularly during the ongoing season when the flood of tourists from various parts of the country and abroad have rushed to various picturesque parts of the mountainous picturesque AJK valley.
The hotel's Arabian architecture is highlighted by the grand hall, Al-Bahou, boasting a picturesque view of 88 Moroccan lanterns.
Unique to these stores is the introduction of two destination stores located at picturesque sites in Jhelum and Khanewal.
Here, even the dingey underpass below the rail crossing is postcard picturesque.
This picturesque lake is admiringly beautiful," the children from Afghanistan's Pamir said.
UPPER DIR -- Thousands of tourists from across the country thronged the picturesque Kumrat valley during summer vocations.