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synonyms for sylvan

  • rustic
  • forestlike
  • shady
  • wooded
  • woody
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How to use sylvan in a sentence

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.
NEIGHBORS MOUNT EFFORT TO DEFEND ARLINGTON’S TREES FROM DEVELOPMENTJUSTIN WM. MOYERFEBRUARY 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Sylvan scenes, with a dash of human savagery in the foreground, form the best relief for a too-extended assimilation of books.
MYSTERY RANCHARTHUR CHAPMAN
Thatcher has filled me amply with expensive urban food in this sylvan retreat—nectar and ambrosia.
A HOOSIER CHRONICLEMEREDITH NICHOLSON
Michael turned out of the noisy main road into the sylvan urbanity of Holland Walk.
SINISTER STREET, VOL. 1COMPTON MACKENZIE
Suddenly you jut round an enormous rock, and find yourself in a river of still more sylvan gentleness than the Avon.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOL 58, NO. 357, JULY 1845VARIOUS
Dearer than all these to me,” he says about our other valleys, “is sylvan Tweed.
ANGLING SKETCHESANDREW LANG
One day, being tired, he stopped to rest in a sylvan grove, where some peasants were celebrating a rustic festival.
FEMALE WARRIORS, VOL. I (OF 2)ELLEN C. CLAYTON
Pan's partners in the sylvan dance were the wood-nymphs, who always welcomed him and his followers.
STORIES OF OLD GREECE AND ROMEEMILIE KIP BAKER
It is easy to imagine one's self in some lovely sylvan retreat—which is indeed true!
PIANO MASTERYHARRIETTE BROWER
Presently comes Uttoxeter, the spire of the church being a conspicuous feature in a landscape filled with sylvan beauty.
THE RIVERS OF GREAT BRITAIN: RIVERS OF THE EAST COASTVARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO SYLVAN

  • blooming
  • blossoming
  • blossomy
  • botanic
  • decorative
  • dendritic
  • efflorescent
  • flower-patterned
  • flowery
  • herbaceous
  • sylvan
  • verdant
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