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High style

The more ornately detailed version of an architectural style; used in contrast to simpler examples, from different periods or of the same period.
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The adventures of this bold savior of the persecuted, master of the sword, and cunning trickster are told with a spirited swirl of cape, humor, and high style.
Richard Hannon could be responsible for the winner in the Esher track's curtain-raiser as High Style should be suited by the five-furlong trip of the Bank Of Ireland EBF Maiden Stakes.
On the eve of Trooping The Colour, High Style bids to give the Queen just her second winner of the Flat season.
Classic houses of Seattle; high style to vernacular, 1870-1950.
Her work is the subject of a highly anticipated show at the Museum of the City of New York entitled "The High Style of Dorothy Draper," which opens May 2 and will feature many of Draper's signature projects.
The Low Countries in High Style Everything you need to know about cruising the ancient waterways of the Netherlands and Belgium on a deluxe all-gay riverboat.
Lord Watson, right, sets fire to some curtains after being entertained in high style by The Herald at their Politician of the Year dinner.
Thrift - How To Have A Stylish Home Without Breaking The Bank by Bridget Bodoano, pounds 12.99 published by Quadrille Can high style and alow budget go together?
The Livestock Publications Council celebrated its 30th anniversary in high style this year with the founding of its Livestock Publications Heritage Center (LPHC) in Kansas City, Mo.
In separating the fourth biennial FIDExpo from the innaugural 100% Design Moscow, they formed a curtain that had been symbolically drawn between two distinct design worlds: the world of FIDExpo (representing 'high style interior creation', with pianos, candelabras, and a quirky selection of antique reproductions), and across the divide, the clean white canvas of 100% Design Moscow.
Petrarch, in the Rerum familiari libri, had already noticed that the epistolary genre did not go well with the high style. As Perotti and Manzanares's handbooks did point out, the three styles do appear in the epistolary genre, but each one at a lesser extent than what would be proper according to rhetorical laws.

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