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He made creative use of colour and often employed mirrors as a stylistic device. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Added to these textual anomalies are a number of unusual stylistic features. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)That is no error: it is a stylistic preference. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It's important to distinguish stylistic preferences from questions of grammar. Times, Sunday Times (2013)But this is a stylistic preference, not a grammatical one. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It's also full of jump cuts and other annoying stylistic devices. Times, Sunday Times (2014)This is the book's main stylistic tic. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)What are today's stylistic tics? Times, Sunday Times (2013)And the odd stylistic flourish doesn't tell us more, either. Times, Sunday Times (2010)In my opinion, it's a matter of stylistic preference. Times, Sunday Times (2012)By all means use this construction if it's what you prefer but it's purely a stylistic preference and not a grammatical imperative. Times, Sunday Times (2013)

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British English: stylistic ADJECTIVE
Stylistic describes things relating to the methods and techniques used in creating a piece of writing, music, or art.
There are some stylistic elements in the statue that just don't make sense.

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