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Of or concerning style, especially literary style.‘the stylistic conventions of magazine stories’
oratorical, linguistic, verbalView synonyms
- ‘This is an impossibility that manifests itself first and foremost as a stylistic occlusion.’
- ‘I would like to see Cory, or others, recommending fiction with a broader stylistic range.’
- ‘The use of little notes scrawled on screen in the style of diary entries is a stylistic touch.’
- ‘Balzac, according to this logic, had no stylistic dilemmas when he sat down to write.’
- ‘Rushdie's borrowings from Dante consist of topographical and stylistic devices.’
- ‘Her artistry of story telling is welcome as it is thankfully free from any obtrusive stylistic aerobatics.’
- ‘One of the amazing aspects of this stylistic tour de force is that every line of dialogue is sung.’
- ‘The literary celebration of a city was just one of many stylistic exercises practised by Bruni and his humanist associates.’
- ‘Now they aspire to emulate bland American actors whose defining stylistic features are shiny hair and nice, white teeth.’
- ‘But images of a free and easy stylistic pluralism should nevertheless be regarded with some caution.’
- ‘As a stylistic template, the power pop formula is simple and to the point, and followed here by Starky to the letter.’
- ‘We do not know who they are, but their identity is perhaps less important than their composure and stylistic attributes.’
- ‘In addition to vivid imagery, another shared stylistic trait is that of pastiche.’
- ‘He combines neo-romantic sentiments with stylistic features of both Modernism and Postmodernism.’
- ‘Even his trademark style now reads more like a pastiche than a stylistic innovation.’
- ‘The stylistic goal is for the work to function as a pulsating musical tribute.’
- ‘If audiences can get over a few stylistic tropes that define Indian cinema, then the sky's the limit.’
- ‘Hesiod's version shows some stylistic awkwardness and inconcinnity, but is not without power.’
- ‘The spare, stripped set and minimal lighting are at odds with the apparently random stylistic touches.’
- ‘Though he is predominantly a satirist, the main stylistic influence on his work is W. H. Auden.’
Mid 19th century: from stylist, suggested by German stilistisch.
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