autumnal


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autumnal

[ȯ′təm·nəl]
(astronomy)
Pertaining to the season autumn.
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The autumnal Sunday sunshine soothed him, but not by preparing him with resignation to the disappointment if his mother--if he himself--proved to be mistaken about Dinah.
Lady Russell, convinced that Anne would not be allowed to be of any use, or any importance, in the choice of the house which they were going to secure, was very unwilling to have her hurried away so soon, and wanted to make it possible for her to stay behind till she might convey her to Bath herself after Christmas; but having engagements of her own which must take her from Kellynch for several weeks, she was unable to give the full invitation she wished, and Anne though dreading the possible heats of September in all the white glare of Bath, and grieving to forego all the influence so sweet and so sad of the autumnal months in the country, did not think that, everything considered, she wished to remain.
In all the rainy desert of autumnal London there were only two people whom the Newland Archers knew; and these two they had sedulously avoided, in conformity with the old New York tradition that it was not "dignified" to force one's self on the notice of one's acquaintances in foreign countries.
For many years, the--a--I would say the flower of the bar, and the--a--I would presume to add, the matured autumnal fruits of the woolsack--have been lavished upon Jarndyce and Jarndyce.
Two thousand summers have imparted to the monuments of Grecian literature, as to her marbles, only a maturer golden and autumnal tint, for they have carried their own serene and celestial atmosphere into all lands to protect them against the corrosion of time.
According to a statement issued by British Backpacker Society (BBS) on Monday, their journey began at the Wagah Border on a hot autumnal afternoon, after a short rickshaw ride from Amritsar, India.
Greens and gold Autumnal colours at Stirling Golf Club, cpatured by Lorna Donaldson, Causewayhead Why not send us your snaps and have your image appear as our Reader's Pic of the Day?
These organic, autumnal and life-affirming hues, such as Spice of Life, are strong, authentic and full of humanity."
Fern foil natural cushion, PS12, Finchley multi-drawer chest, PS479, gold leaf mirror, PS28, Dunelm (dunelm.com) Could there be a more cosy autumnal scene?
In places like Connecticut, US, and parts of New Zealand, tourists obsess and delight at autumnal hues as greens change to orange, red and russet.
SEDUM 'AUTUMN JOY' IF you're looking for some autumnal sparkle, try out this sedum.
"In addition, these winds may increase autumnal leaf fall, which would increase the potential for blocked drains and culverts, heightening the flooding risk."