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adjective as in attractive, referring to scenery


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Such picturesque qualities showed where we were, but not where we were headed.

Together they hike trails that pass through ancient ruins, overlooking picturesque bays where cruise ships drop their guests for lunch.

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They’re rustic but come stocked with real beds, stoves, and picturesque cocktail porches.

This part of the state also happens to offer some of its most picturesque cycling—and a hearty dose of intriguing Texas history.

The goal, Marasco said, is that picturesque Hillsboro, a one-time mill town, would become a destination — not only a stop for tourists visiting breweries and wineries nearby.

Chefchaouen, shut off from the world for centuries, is almost absurdly picturesque.

One Street Museum is dedicated to the picturesque old Kiev street called Andriyivskyy Descent, on which it is situated.

Later, we hiked up a picturesque trail to the Dovbush rocks, which are a sort of local Stonehenge.

But the area is also an unexplored region of picturesque villages and surprising flavors.

His social snapshots reveal the unhappy repercussions of tyranny and poverty in a picturesque Africa.

Many adults assume that a child can look at a landscape as they look at it, taking in the whole picturesque effect.

It was a large, beautiful room, rich and picturesque in the soft, dim light which the maid had turned low.

It is true that they wanted the picturesque splendour of ancient warfare.

There is nothing picturesque in those old towns, for they were dead before they were civilized.

It lies in a large and picturesque hollow, surrounded by mountains at an elevation of 3,200 feet above the level of the sea.

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On this page you'll find 36 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to picturesque, such as: beautiful, charming, colorful, pleasant, quaint, and scenic.

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