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picturesque

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpicturesquepic‧tur‧esque /ˌpɪktʃəˈresk◂/ ●○○ adjective 🔊 🔊 1 BEAUTIFUL/GOOD-LOOKINGa picturesque place is pretty and interesting in an old-fashioned way 🔊 a quiet fishing village with a picturesque harboursee thesaurus at beautiful2 INTERESTINGpicturesque language uses unusual, interesting, or sometimes rude words to describe something 🔊 a picturesque account of his trip to New York
Examples from the Corpus
picturesqueGordon's picturesque account of the battleIt is undoubtedly one of the most picturesque and idyllically situated working sites in the county, if not the country.Conwy Town is a picturesque and richly historic touring centre.At the time, Dorset was beginning the transition from picturesque dairy country to affluent summer artist colony.We visited the picturesque fishing village of Lochinver.It has no regional or picturesque name.He rents a small house in the picturesque old quarter of town.A picturesque spot with well laid out gardens and leisure centre.Under a pear tree in the far comer of the orchard was a picturesque timber built shed.the picturesque town of Monterey
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