Antonyms for statuesque

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He stopped short in his tracks and stood immovable, statuesque, listening.

A man does not wish to marry a statue, let the statue be ever so statuesque.

Opaque and statuesque stood the figure of the baronet behind them.

But the Colonel remained motionless and statuesque, with folded arms.

A girl who tries to be statuesque at sea—that will act on one's nerves!'

She might have been transformed to Galatea then and there, so statuesque her pose.

She was statuesque to the highest degree, but to the highest degree also a woman.

She is so very still--too quiet--too statuesque--that is her only fault in fact.

She was thought a good match for me, and all that sort of thing, you know; but she was too statuesque.

Its only variations were from an infantile beauty to a statuesque firmness.

WORD ORIGIN

early 1820s, from statue, patterned on picturesque.

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