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adjective as in woodsy

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Arlington enjoys a reputation as a lush, sylvan suburb — annually noted for its parks in one prominent national survey while also the home of tree-lined landmarks and neighborhoods.

Sylvan scenes, with a dash of human savagery in the foreground, form the best relief for a too-extended assimilation of books.

Thatcher has filled me amply with expensive urban food in this sylvan retreat—nectar and ambrosia.

Michael turned out of the noisy main road into the sylvan urbanity of Holland Walk.

Suddenly you jut round an enormous rock, and find yourself in a river of still more sylvan gentleness than the Avon.

Dearer than all these to me,” he says about our other valleys, “is sylvan Tweed.


On this page you'll find 11 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sylvan, such as: rustic, forestlike, shady, wooded, and woody.

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