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Words used to describe attractive places or views

picturesque

adjective

a picturesque place or scene is attractive, especially because it is old and interesting

unspoiled

adjective

an unspoiled place has not been changed in ways that make it less beautiful or enjoyable

pretty

adjective

a pretty place, building, or object is attractive, especially in a delicate way, but not really beautiful or impressive

panoramic

adjective

a panoramic view allows you to see a large area of land or sea around you

favoured

adjective

a favoured place has qualities that make it attractive

uninterrupted

adjective

not hidden by anything, so that you can see a long way

prettily

adverb

in a pretty way

favored

the American spelling of favoured

picture-postcard

adjective

a picture-postcard place or view is extremely attractive

picturesquely

adverb

mom jeans

a style of loose-fitting jeans with a high waist, often considered unfashionable

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lit only by twilight

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