Definition of 'bucolic'
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The economics of the bucolic dream no longer stack up. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The anxiety and intensity jarred with the bucolic riverside setting. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It's easy to dismiss it as another nice bucolic scene. Times, Sunday Times (2013)They followed the classic journey from a high-octane career in the capital to a second act in more bucolic surroundings. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Which is a more bucolic scene: a flock of sheep grazing in the distance or some ugly metal monster making a racket? Times, Sunday Times (2008)The moment he walks out of the interview to return a bee from the canteen floor to the bucolic countryside, less so. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Underneath this bucolic scene was a caption: True religion will satisfy all our needs. In God's Country: travels in the Bible belt, USA. (1989)In fact, despite its urban setting, the boat had a way of encouraging flights of bucolic fantasy. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Country folk are often keen, in their unhurried and admirably wholesome manner, to hammer home the superiority of their bucolic lifestyles. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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