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aesthete

[′es‚thēt]
(botany)
A plant organ with the capacity to respond to definite physical stimuli.
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One of the most laudable features of this analysis is how Furtak allows the esthete to respond in kind before moving on to the religious point of view.
Both Greber and Labbe used the expertise and advice of George Huisman, a progressive esthete and Directeur des Beaux Arts who entertained personal relationships with the artistic and architectural avant-garde of the 1930s.
MUD IN YOUR EYE: Step up to the bar and get a cranberry cocktail or nonchromium 6 cooler and then slap some organic mud on your face at the city's first self-service mud bar located at the Esthete Skin Care Salon in Sherman Oaks.
r notes, a theatre man is exclaiming that one must not make an esthete of Brecht, one should not produce his plays as mere plays; they must have political resonance and urgency.
These presentation pieces were in the possession of Pier Luigi Farnese, Cardinal Alessandro's father, and the cardinal, who was a genuine esthete and involved in all the family artistic commissions, knew them well and loved them.
In addition to Mickey and Liz, they are Barbara's stepbrother, Don (Jeff McCarthy), an Episcopalian priest who's given up his gay lover for celibacy and wine; Pauly (David Pittu), the ex-lover, a kind soul who crumbles into tears when the going gets rough; Susan (Dana Millican), Liz's young, outspoken assistant; and Carl (Herb Foster), Ian's esthete dean not above playing God when it comes to taking credit for the new heavenly discoveries.
The esthete is to art what the pornographer is to love (Kraus).
An Oriental esthete would never question the exquisite charm of those pale threads of water patterned on shining stone.
The process would scarcely please an esthete, so full is it of awkward features; but, successfully completed, it results in organizational fitness and strength.
C'est une evidence que l'entraineur de cette equipe, Gourcuff, grand esthete devant l'eternel, educateur aimant, passionne de choses bien faites, obsede par l'effort et le travail de longue haleine.
Some of the characters Nemirovsky depicts fleeing the German advance (for example the author Gabriel Corte or the esthete Charles Langelot) allow the author to take revenge on those fellow authors and editors who abandoned her.
Les esthetes ne sont, d'ailleurs, pas absents de la Recherche, ou on voit parader des poseurs tels que Bloch, Legrandin, les Verdurin, l'esthete Bergotte, le dilettante Ski ou le plus raffine des artistes manques, le grand idolatre Charles Swann.