sculpturesque


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sculp·tur·esque

 (skŭlp′chə-rĕsk′)
adj.
Suggestive of or having the qualities of sculpture.

sculp′tur·esque′ly adv.

sculpturesque

(ˌskʌlptʃəˈrɛsk)
adj
resembling sculpture
ˌsculpturˈesquely adv
ˌsculpturˈesqueness n

sculp•tur•esque

(ˌskʌlp tʃəˈrɛsk)

adj.
suggesting sculpture.
[1825–35]
sculp`tur•esque′ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.sculpturesque - resembling sculpturesculpturesque - resembling sculpture; "her finely modeled features"; "rendered with...vivid sculptural effect"; "the sculpturesque beauty of the athletes' bodies"
shapely - having a well-proportioned and pleasing shape; "a slim waist and shapely legs"
References in classic literature ?
Particularly sculpturesque and plastic, so to say, and richly colored is that passage where you feel Cordelia's approach, where woman, das ewig Weibliche, enters into conflict with fate.
The Classical style has well been called sculpturesque, the Romantic picturesque.
The sculpturesque drawing when chiseled in a marble block by Michelangelo brings it to life.
Dod Procter, on the other hand, rightly engaged the eye of Chamot who called her 'the most sculpturesque painter living'.
The group will present the full range of dances in the traditional order of an Arangetram, showcasing the grace and sculpturesque movements of the ancient dance form.
The whole of her tragic acting is now cast in an ideal, almost monumental, style, which is in itself less exhausting that one which depends in its nature upon the detailed and the momentary; more on a large, almost sculpturesque, presentment of emotions and events, such as we could imagine as consonant with the spirit of Greek tragedy, than on one harmonizing with that of modern times.
Upon her introduction within the novel, Lydia is referred to as "[a]n impressive woman, whom many would turn to look at again in passing; her figure was slim and sufficiently tall, her face rather emaciated, so that its sculpturesque beauty was the more pronounced, her crisp hair perfectly black, and her large anxious eyes also what we call black" (128).