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Forming, or fitted to form, a good or pleasing picture; representing with the clearness or ideal beauty appropriate to a picture; expressing that peculiar kind of beauty which is agreeable in a picture, natural or artificial; graphic; vivid; as, a picturesque scene or attitude; picturesque language. What is picturesque as placed in relation to the beautiful and the sublime? It is . . . The characteristic pushed into a sensible excess. Picturesquely, Picturesqueness.

Origin: It. Pittoresco: cf. F. Pittoresque. See Pictorial.

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... them to test. More importantly the forenisic application is done under the pretense of an opinion of the existence and role of a creator which is picturesque of religion.

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by biotchr
Tue Jun 13, 2006 2:35 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: observing evolution
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