rustics

  • 1 rustics — rus·tic || rÊŒstɪk n. peasant, simple country person, hick adj. rural, of a country area; unsophisticated, unrefined; provincial, characteristic of a rural area …

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  • 2 Domestic drama — expresses and focuses on the realistic everyday lives of middle or lower classes in a certain society, generally referring to the post Renaissance eras. According to the English Communications Syllabus, domestic drama refers to a dramatic story… …

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  • 3 countryfolk — noun 1. people living in the same country; compatriots • Syn: ↑country people • Hypernyms: ↑citizenry, ↑people 2. people raised in or living in a rural environment; rustics • Syn: ↑country people …

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  • 4 Indulis Emsis — Infobox Prime Minister name = Indulis Emsis order = Prime Minister of Latvia term start = March 9, 2004 term end = December 2, 2004 predecessor = Einars Repše successor = Aigars Kalvītis birth date = Birth date and age|1952|1|2|mf=y birth place …

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  • 5 A Midsummer Night's Dream (opera) — A Midsummer Night s Dream is an opera with music by Benjamin Britten and set to a libretto adapted by the composer and Peter Pears from William Shakespeare s play, A Midsummer Night s Dream . It was premiered on 11 June 1960 at the Aldeburgh… …

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  • 6 Persecution of religion in ancient Rome — As the Roman Republic, and later the Roman empire, expanded, it came to include people from a variety of cultures, and religions. The worship of an ever increasing number of deities was tolerated and accepted. The government, and the Romans in… …

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  • 7 Anaxandrides — (Ἀναξανδρίδης), was an Athenian Middle Comic poet. He was victorious ten times (test. 1. 3), first in 376, according to the Marmor Parium (FGrHist 239 A 70 = test. 3). Inscriptional evidence shows that three of his victories came at the Lenaia… …

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  • 8 Engaged (play) — Engaged is a three act farcical comedy by W. S. Gilbert. It premiered at the Haymarket Theatre on October 3 1877, the same year as The Sorcerer , one of Gilbert s comic operas written with Arthur Sullivan, which was soon followed by the… …

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  • 9 The Truth About George — is a short story by the British comic writer P. G. Wodehouse. A part of the Mr. Mulliner series, the story was first published in 1926 in Strand Magazine , and appeared almost simultaneously in Liberty in the United States. [… …

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  • 10 Theocritus — Theocritean /thee ok ri tee euhn/, Theocritan, adj. /thee ok ri teuhs/, n. fl. c270 B.C., Greek poet. * * * born с 300, Syracuse, Sicily died 260 BC Greek poet. Little is known of his life. His surviving poems consist of bucolics and mimes, set… …

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  • 11 rustic — [[t]rʌ̱stɪk[/t]] rustics 1) ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n (approval) You can use rustic to describe things or people that you approve of because they are simple or unsophisticated in a way that is typical of the countryside. ...the rustic charm of a… …

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  • 12 boor — boor, churl, lout, clown, clodhopper, bumpkin, hick, yokel, rube are comparable when meaning an uncouth, ungainly fellow. Most of these words may be applied to rustics, but they tend increasingly to imply reference to breeding, manners, and… …

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  • 13 Accentor modularis — Hedge Hedge, n. [OE. hegge, AS. hecg; akin to haga an inclosure, E. haw, AS. hege hedge, E. haybote, D. hegge, OHG. hegga, G. hecke. [root]12. See {Haw} a hedge.] A thicket of bushes, usually thorn bushes; especially, such a thicket planted as a… …

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  • 14 Bovine — Bo vine, a. [LL. bovinus, fr. L. bos, bovis, ox, cow: cf. F. bovine. See {Cow}.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Of or pertaining to the genus {Bos}; relating to, or resembling, the ox or cow; oxlike; as, the bovine genus; a bovine antelope. [1913… …

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  • 15 chanter — Hedge Hedge, n. [OE. hegge, AS. hecg; akin to haga an inclosure, E. haw, AS. hege hedge, E. haybote, D. hegge, OHG. hegga, G. hecke. [root]12. See {Haw} a hedge.] A thicket of bushes, usually thorn bushes; especially, such a thicket planted as a… …

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  • 16 Civil — Civ il, a. [L. civilis, fr. civis citizen: cf. F. civil. See {City}.] 1. Pertaining to a city or state, or to a citizen in his relations to his fellow citizens or to the state; within the city or state. [1913 Webster] 2. Subject to government;… …

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  • 17 Civil action — Civil Civ il, a. [L. civilis, fr. civis citizen: cf. F. civil. See {City}.] 1. Pertaining to a city or state, or to a citizen in his relations to his fellow citizens or to the state; within the city or state. [1913 Webster] 2. Subject to… …

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  • 18 Civil architecture — Civil Civ il, a. [L. civilis, fr. civis citizen: cf. F. civil. See {City}.] 1. Pertaining to a city or state, or to a citizen in his relations to his fellow citizens or to the state; within the city or state. [1913 Webster] 2. Subject to… …

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  • 19 Civil death — Civil Civ il, a. [L. civilis, fr. civis citizen: cf. F. civil. See {City}.] 1. Pertaining to a city or state, or to a citizen in his relations to his fellow citizens or to the state; within the city or state. [1913 Webster] 2. Subject to… …

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  • 20 Civil engineering — Civil Civ il, a. [L. civilis, fr. civis citizen: cf. F. civil. See {City}.] 1. Pertaining to a city or state, or to a citizen in his relations to his fellow citizens or to the state; within the city or state. [1913 Webster] 2. Subject to… …

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