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Also, while still earthy, they have a milder, more subtle flavor.

Domaine la Roubine, La Grange des Briguières 2018Sablet, Cotes du Rhone Villages, France, $22Hearty, earthy and deep — ideal for hearty winter stews — this one is for people who love their wines big, or for budget-minded fans of Chateauneuf-du-Pape.

I especially enjoy how the ingredients play off one another — the way the caramelized cauliflower offers a tender, earthy counterpoint to the crisp, sweet red pepper, fresh greens and hearty chickpeas.

Add earthy pecans, Scotch bonnet chile and cumin for a gravy that’s anything but boring.

Outrageousness hums around these women, and an earthiness too: all have survived—and sometimes thrived from—their drama.

Ryan explained: the citrus of Sauvignon Blanc plays off lemon and lime well, but the oak roped in the earthiness of the spinach.

It has an earthiness to it that pairs nicely with mushrooms or other earthy flavors, and it also works well with anything spicy.

His frank desire for money has the disarming earthiness of a strictly budgeting housewife from Peoria.

There is in his very earthiness something that brings its own cleansing, as water is cleansed by passing through the ground.

For all its golden earthiness, the style of Debussy is the most liquid and impalpable of musical styles.

So to Una there was the world-old shock at the earthiness of love—and the penetrating joy of that earthiness.

The spring air in Green River had been full of sweet moisture and earthiness from these steaming meadow-lands.

In the midst of soddenest earthiness their fiery wings pierce the night.


On this page you'll find 23 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to earthiness, such as: bawdiness, boorishness, callousness, crassness, crudity, and harshness.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.