aesthete


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aesthete

[′es‚thēt]
(botany)
A plant organ with the capacity to respond to definite physical stimuli.
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This aesthetic transformation process has three stages: first, an expedition in which the Aesthete supplies his aesthetic work with material by leaving the castle and swooping down on finite actuality; second, an integration in which the foreign sensual material is made meaningful by being woven into the context of the tapestries; and third, an explanation in which the grey-haired old man interprets the meaning of the tapestries in an exegesis.
But perhaps his most popular literary work is the autobiographical "Memoirs of an Aesthete," published in 1948.
But Allardyce got the best out of them and in the process, he debunked the myth that Bolton were a long-ball team with little to offer the football aesthete.
As devotees know, des Esseintes's turtle dies from internal damage caused by the sheer weight of the expensive baubles with which the archetypal nineteenth-century aesthete encrusts its shell.
Designed by Ian Callum, Jag's resident aesthete, the X-wagon has all the traditional Jag styling cues yet boasts a horny harmony of line and near perfect proportions.
In a nutshell: Three hours of provocative and repetitive art-movie torture from New York aesthete Barney.
Do limp wrists, curvy male bodies, lisping speech and the rest of Punch's picture of the aesthete gesture broadly toward cultural effeminacy or specifically toward same-sex desire?
Oscar was one of its most industrious members and his work -- particularly Salome -- was illustrated by another Aesthete, Aubrey Beardsley.
He could be very prickly and demanding and his letters are not those of a retiring aesthete.
One senses that Behrens never got his hands dirty and was rather an aesthete.
The saints include David the aesthete, Brynach who talked to angels and animals, Melangell who saved a hare from the hounds, Winifred of the severed head, the martyr Tydfil and William Morgan and his Bible.