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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishrusticrus‧tic1 /ˈrʌstɪk/ adjective  1 COUNTRYSIDEsimple, old-fashioned, and not spoiled by modern developments, in a way that is typical of the countryside The village had a certain rustic charm.2 [only before noun]SIMPLE/PLAIN roughly made from wood a rustic chairrusticity /rʌˈstɪsəti/ noun [uncountable]
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rusticThe rustic Alpine Cemetery also is growing.The rustic beauty of the countryside attracted many prominent citizens to Marin County.a rustic benchThe cottages and rustic buildings are typically Sardinian in style with terracotta roofs, shuttered windows and high-beamed ceilings.American tourists are fascinated by the village's rustic charm.The plantation-style home is comfortable, not ostentatious, furnishings a rustic combination of flea market antiques and Storehouse chic.First and foremost this rustic establishment is dedicated to good food.The place looks like a musical-comedy version of a rustic Gulf Coast shrimp shack.The rustic music they created has a timeless appeal, both in its deceptive simplicity and total lack of pretension.We stayed in a rustic old lodge.The picture showed a typical rustic scene.The pretty, rustic style dining room overlooks the garden.rustic charmBesides, two weeks is about as much rustic charm as most people can stand.It had a rough, rustic charm, earthy colours.Rustic appeal Create your own oasis of rustic charm with an intimate and cosy garden like this.
rusticrustic2 noun [countable]  literarySACOUNTRYSIDE someone from the country, especially a farm worker
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rusticHe had a large square head, strong features, the worried look of a rustic crossing streets in the capital.Indeed the language which Wordsworth has in mind is certainly not the real language of rustics.Who wanted some poor rustics out of the White House Travel Office?Stop and find out who I am, no rude rustic or shepherd.
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