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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A short descriptive poem of rural or pastoral life; A musical composition that evokes rural life.

Usage examples (35)
  • It is principally a manual for those that enjoy this rural idyll and have the luck to live in the country.
  • This idyll is short-lived as the elephantine squall of S.O.S. rears its panicky, hard-riffing head.
  • The idyll is his coming of age-he's learning that actions have consequences.
  • What ultimately unsettles the idyll is the kind of reality bleed or ontological haemorrhage which Priest's later novels all turn around. for more
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